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Teacher Parental Leave: a Planning Guide

Congratulations! A new little one (or more!) is set to make their way into your family. As a mum of four, I’ve benefitted from four sets of teacher parental leave (maternity leave, in my case) throughout my teaching career. I worked through each of my pregnancies until the third trimester, when I started leave. Time…

teacher-parental-leave:-a-planning-guide

Teacher Parental Leave: a Planning Guide

Congratulations! A new little one (or more!) is set to make their way into your family. As a mum of four, I’ve benefitted from four sets of teacher parental leave (maternity leave, in my case) throughout my teaching career. I worked through each of my pregnancies until the third trimester, when I started leave. Time…

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Everything Teachers Should Know Before Teaching Mindfulness

Mindfulness for Teachers The word “mindfulness” crops up in about as many education conversations these days as IEP or “self-paced.” But where did the mindfulness education movement come from? And more importantly: How do you create a mindful classroom? First up, a little background: Mindfulness is exactly what the word implies. It’s taking the time to…

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10 Ways to Support Anxious Students in the Classroom

Anxiety. Stress. For kids learning in a pandemic, they’re the name of the game. More than half of American students say they’ve seen an increase in stress during the pandemic, according to a new study by NBC News and Challenge Success, a nonprofit affiliated with Stanford Graduate School of Education (GSE). They’re sleeping less, they’re worrying more,…