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Posted on: November 5th, 2014

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We recognize that we are only a speck in this great world and only a small impression in the unfolding of time. As an educator, I have always believed that teachers should realize this as well.

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Posted on: October 31st, 2014

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Schools should realize that a child’s life is composed of multifaceted experiences, and schoolwork and homework are only one small part of the equation.

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Posted on: October 31st, 2014

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“Without a high school diploma, you couldn’t work as a garbage collector in New York City; you couldn’t join the Air Force. Yet a quarter of our kids still walked out of high school and never came back.” – Amanda Ridley

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Posted on: October 24th, 2014

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Avromi often put other people’s interests before his own: he would not defend people whom he believed were guilty (even if they were willing to pay him a lot of money).

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Posted on: October 12th, 2014

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Social disabilities occur at many levels, but experts identify three different areas of learning and behavior that are most common for children who struggle to create lasting social connections.

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Posted on: September 24th, 2014

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Brown argues that this wholehearted living must extend into our parenting.

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Posted on: September 12th, 2014

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This is an important one in raising a mentsch (and maybe even in marrying off a mentsch! listening skills are on the top of the list when I do shidduch coaching).

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Posted on: August 29th, 2014

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Children with dyslexia or dysgraphia frequently have problems in social relationships.

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Posted on: August 22nd, 2014

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Shame is often confused with guilt and humiliation.

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Posted on: August 15th, 2014

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Some educators today believe that Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder falls into an executive function category.

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Posted on: August 8th, 2014

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Because the children suffering from this disorder generally have wonderful verbal skills, the disability can go unrecognized for many years.

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Posted on: August 1st, 2014

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

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Posted on: July 25th, 2014

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

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Posted on: July 25th, 2014

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

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Posted on: July 18th, 2014

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

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Posted on: July 18th, 2014

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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.

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Posted on: July 11th, 2014

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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.

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Posted on: July 4th, 2014

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

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Posted on: June 27th, 2014

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

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Posted on: June 27th, 2014

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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)?

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