Widening Your Family’s Circle of Concern through Children’s Literature When we consider our child’s daily interactions with various cultures, differing belief systems, or other income levels, they may not get the kind of exposure we desire. We want to raise socially aware… Read More
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life and Legacy By Initiating Conversations In Your Own Family Life… Guest Post by Shauna Tominey, Author, Creating Compassionate Kids; Essential Conversations to Have with Young Children “A great nation is a compassionate nation…” – Martin Luther… Read More
Kids Standard is a unique magazine in that kids are the primary authors. Educators and parents can learn much from children’s considered perspectives. Their mission is incredibly important. We empower children to become independent learners, critical thinkers and confident writers, by giving them… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment Tags: Appreciating diversity, Arina Bokas, Classroom culture, Diversity, Educating for Valuing Differences, Inclusion, Kids and differences, Kids Standard Magazine, Kids with different beliefs, Raising and Educating for Valuing Differences, Teaching kids inclusion, Teaching kids to value differences, Welcoming immigrants
At some point, every child will experience the feeling of being different. From hobby interests to gender identity, some children will have a more intense experience of not being like the rest. And all children encounter others who are different. How will… Read More
Category: Building a Positive Family Environment, Modeling Social and Emotional Skills Tags: "Made by Raffi", Amanda McBroom, Appreciating diversity, Children, children’s book author, Contribution, Courage, Craig Pomranz, Dealing with differences, Empathy, Feeling different, Gender differences, Kindness, persistence, Raffi, Role models, The Hunger Games, The Rose
If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive. If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative. – Author Unknown A few weeks ago, a reader wrote in that she was hoping to find resources for quick social skills games that… Read More
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