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A Society Of Stress: How To Get Things Done

People definitely had stress one hundred and fifty years ago, but it was a different kind of stress.

Positive Time Out: Discipline Strategies

Time outs increases compliance and positive behavior far more than other forms of discipline

It’s all Small Stuff; So Why Am I So Stressed? (Part II)

Interestingly, sometimes people who have a very high self-awareness may experience intense reactions to circumstances that others might respond to more mildly.

How To Raise A Mentch

The Joys of Yiddish, Leo Rosten defines a mentch as “someone to admire and emulate, someone of noble character.”

Communication Disorders Or What Happened To ‘Just’ Talking?

Certainly today’s communication via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter and the like, including the ubiquitous Whatsapp, has reduced the need to talk with people and communicate at length.

Twice Exceptional: Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities

In reality, Baruch is one of many children who can be described as twice-exceptional. He is both gifted and struggling with a learning disability.

More Than Meltdowns?

Explosive children or those with ODD are easily frustrated, demanding and inflexible.

It’s all Small Stuff; So Why Am I So Stressed? (Part I)

We define stress as the feeling we get when there is too much to do and too little time to do it in.

What Are The Common Core State Standards?

Have you noticed that your child is doing something radically different from his cousins (even if they go to a school a block away from each other)?

A Special Friend

Since I did not know much about divorce in those years, I just assumed that this was the "norm." I learned later on how exceptional this family really was.

Asperger’s, Autism, and Invisibility

“If you have Asperger’s Syndrome, you are really good in your brain and your brain is wired a different way, so you are really good at drawing or school. But your social level is not high.”

When Friendships Don’t Just Happen

If your child is struggling with these skills, it might be helpful to seek social skills training.

The Burden of Silence: Understanding Selective Mutism

However, for some children, the split between home and school can be severe and potentially debilitating.

Boys In The Back: Equalizing Education

How can we, as parents and educators, make the learning process less unbalanced for our boys? Can we move them out of the back of the classroom?

Why Write?

Clearly, there are multiple benefits to writing that go beyond the simply academic.

A Bar Mitzvah First

Although my ex-husband was unable to attend we still wanted to include his family members who lived here is Israel and were very happy that we choose to do so for our son’s sake.

Stubborn Or Something More?

All of her friends were telling her that Chaim was just stubborn and gave her millions of suggestions of how to “nip it in the bud.” But, Zahava wasn’t sure.

Cup of Joe: A Cure For Anxiety And Depression?

It wakes us up in the morning, and gives us a jolt of energy during an afternoon slump. We add ice and milk for a refreshing drink in the summer. But, what is coffee exactly? And, should we really be drinking it?

Who Is Recharging Your Battery?

I’d like to share some valuable insights that, with clear and meaningful understanding, will have a tremendous impact on our family’s future

Reading In A Digital Age

Comprehension or “understanding” is perhaps the trickiest part of teaching students to read.

The Problem With Bullies

What the researchers found is not groundbreaking, but confirms what many of us in education have been noticing for years.

Adjusting To Change

Regardless of age, parents play an important role in their children’s lives.

More than Memorization: A Guide to Alternative Assessments

Alternative assessments are an extremely important part of understanding what students know beyond the scope of tests and quizzes.

The Bully Epidemic

The key to kindness and acceptance is empathy. A lot of people argue that you cannot teach empathy. While I agree that it is difficult to teach empathy, I believe it is possible.

Differentiated Instruction And Multiple Intelligences: Helping Children Learn The Way They Learn Best

By multiple intelligences, we mean that people have different intelligences in different areas.

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