A Letter To Your Former Self

Kids, like adults, have been through a lot over the past several months. It’s likely that many of your students have not been asked to explicitly reflect on all that has happened, how they have changed, and what they have lost. This activity pushes them to do exactly that, without the pressure of expressing their […]

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Through the Waves of Covid: Top 10 Thoughts for Parents & Educators

You may have the feeling that you have had this feeling before: recent research tells us that the emotion many of us are experiencing during this seemingly endless pandemic is actually grief. We’re feeling loss: loss of our everyday “normal,” loss of freedom, and for far too many of us, loss of loved ones. We’re […]

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Covid-19, The Loss of Normalcy, and The Importance of Routine

While grief may seem to only impact a handful of returning k-12 students, it’s a misconception that most students are entering this school year without having experienced significant loss. That loss can be seen in the chained up playgrounds, the silent sports fields, and on the half covered faces of children in masks. Kids nationwide […]

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