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How to Teach Anger Management for Teens and Young Adults
Module 9: Anger Management focuses on how to teach anger management for teens and young adults by changing what triggers their anger. Learn more here.
Tips for Montessori School, Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary School
The Montessori philosophy is that the child goes through learning cycles where he/she is irresistibly drawn to a learning activity. This is termed a “sensitive period” for an activity. From birth to age six, the child is going through the sensitive period for language and is able to absorb any language presented with the greatest of ease. This is the reason why children have a much easier time picking up the languages they are exposed to, while adults find it difficult By: Ms. Ashley Simms You’ve all seen the saying: “If you can read this, thank a teacher.” Well, that technically is probably true, but as many of us now know, developing a love of reading doesn’t happen exclusively in the classroom or school environment. As educators and creators of educational spaces, we…
What the Rise of Skills-Based Volunteering Means for Nonprofits
Over the past ten years, the private sector has vastly increased their…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Fourth of July
The legend of America’s birth is only 236 years old. However, in that short amount of time, a number of legends that would normally take centuries to grow and multiply in any other civilization have sprung up The Fourth of July may have been dedicated to celebrate the spirit and sacrifice that helped found the nation’s freedom but no nation’s origins, no matter how young or old, are lacking fantastic stories that sound too good to be true and therefore must be. Here are 10 things you didn't know about our nation's birthday. 1. America didn’t declare its independence on the Fourth of July Chris Hondros, Getty Perhaps the greatest misconception of this American holiday lies in the name and its equally iconic date. The true “Independence Day” depends on your definition of…
Abortion Bans: 8 States Have Passed Bills to Limit the Procedure This Year
Legislators in Alabama and Missouri both voted this week to implement new restrictions on when abortions are allowed.
How Can Adults Help Youth Thrive?
For the past 15 years, the Thrive Foundation for Youth has enabled leading researchers to explore the science of thriving, or what it takes to achieve one’s full potential. What they’ve found could turn the tide for millions of disadvantaged youth in America.
Calling Girls This Word May Seem Harmless — But Why Are Boys Never Called It?
Here's the one word you should strike from your vocabulary today.
28 Skills You Never Expected To Learn at Girl Scouts
28 Skills You Never Expected To Learn at Girl Scouts It’s no surprise that a Girl Scout develops financial literacy and business skills running her cookie business and hones so many skills earning badges in STEM and the outdoors. It’s all about setting her up for a lifetime of leadership! But a Girl Scout is also courageous and strong, and that can help her pick up a lot of unexpected skills as well. We asked what was the most unexpected skill you learned as a Girl Scout, and the answers did not disappoint She can discover all of this and so much more at Girl Scouts. The inclusive, all-female environment of a Girl Scout troop creates a safe space where girls can try new things, develop a range of skills, take on leadership…
YMCA event encourages kids to stay active and keep learning all summer long
On Saturday, April 27, the Corpening Memorial YMCA in Marion will host Healthy Kids Day to inspire more kids to keep their bodies and minds active.