Grumpy Monkey: Managing Emotions with 9 Picture Books

Grumpy. Grouchy. Cranky. Irritable. Crabby. You name it…we’ve all felt it. Most adults have ways of managing our emotions, but children haven’t figured it out yet. Emotions often run wild and unchecked. As adults, guiding children through the maze of…

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Writing Small Moments in Personal Narratives: 5 Lessons for Wonderful Stories

Writing with small moments is a powerful lesson about narratives. One powerful approach to enhance narrative writing skills is by teaching students to focus on "the seed, not the watermelon." This concept involves taking a big topic and narrowing it…

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