22 11, 2018

Teaching Thanksgiving in a Socially Responsible Way

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History often reflects the views of the dominant culture of the time period. This article discusses how teachers can address Thanksiving in manner that is sensitive to American Indian culture. Learn more about historical trauma and cultural healing.

13 11, 2018

The American Academy Of Pediatrics On Spanking Children: Don’t Do It, Ever.

By |2018-11-13T15:05:11-05:00November 13th, 2018|What's New|Comments Off on The American Academy Of Pediatrics On Spanking Children: Don’t Do It, Ever.

A new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics warns that "Aversive disciplinary strategies, including all forms of corporal punishment and yelling at or shaming children, are minimally effective in the short-term and not effective in the long-term. With new evidence, researchers link corporal punishment to an increased risk of negative behavioral, cognitive, psychosocial, [...]