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Social and Emotional Learning in North Dakota

Ian Bryan on December 11, 2016

The Amazing Story of Liberty Middle School Students Using 7 Mindsets: Social and Emotional Learning in North Dakota. “Imagine a community so committed to the empowerment of youth and their cultivation of social and emotional competencies that local funders, businesses, […]

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Teaching Gratitude: Brookwood Elementary

Ian Bryan on December 01, 2016

Teaching Gratitude …is what Brookwood Elementary teacher Susan Phillippi is all about.  She taught in Indiana and Tennessee before joining the team at Brookwood in Forsyth County, GA as a Third Grade Teacher. It was upon arriving at Brookwood that […]

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Little Mill Middle School Live Lesson!

Ian Bryan on November 20, 2016

Another fantastic lesson, this one on “Attitude of Gratitude”, from Little Mill Middle School. Little Mill Middle opened in 2007 for 690 students, with Ms. Connie McCrary as its first principal. The school was built to alleviate student overcrowding at […]

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How to Change School Culture with PBIS

Jeff Waller on October 06, 2016

I learned something recently that shocked and horrified me:  the United States prison system forecasts its space demands based on current discipline data captured in our schools. This practice even has a disconcerting name:  the school-to-prison-pipeline. Approximately 3.3 million suspensions […]

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