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Growth Mindset Read Alouds for Elementary Teachers in 2023

One of my favorite teaching strategies is using picture books to teach SEL skills. Picture books are powerful tools that make social emotional learning topics fun and meaningful. They are also very accessible. Even if you don’t have a robust collection of high quality children’s literature in your classroom library,

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Growth Mindset Activities for Elementary Students in 2023

The concept of a growth mindset was developed by psychologist Carol Dweck in her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. According to Dweck, “A mindset is a self-perception or self-theory people feel about themselves.” You likely have heard the terms “growth mindset” and “fixed mindset”. People with a fixed

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Teaching Individuality to Students at the Elementary Level in 2023

If you are an elementary teacher looking to learn how to help your students learn individuality then you found the right place! Individuality prepares kids to recognize their unique qualities and build their confidence. Students who recognize individuality are more confident and reflective than students who cannot. In this post,

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How to Teach Self-Regulation to Elementary Students in 2023

If you are an elementary teacher looking to learn how to help your students self-regulate then you found the right place! Self-regulation skills prepare kids to face dilemmas and solve problems while staying in control of themselves. Students who are able to self-regulate are more independent than students who cannot.

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How to Teach Patience to Elementary Students in 2023

If you are an elementary teacher looking to learn how to help your students be patient, then you found the right place! Patience helps prepare kids to wait respectfully and use self control. Students who are able to be patient are more flexible thinkers than students who cannot. In this

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Winter Opinion Writing FREEBIE!

Grab this freebie and engage your students in a fun seasonal activity. It’s a great way to practice opinion writing.