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It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a helicopter parent!!

By Elizabeth Wine In today’s world where media and culture tend to warn us of perceived doom and gloom, parents have had the tendency to become very overprotective. Yes, there is value to keeping your child safe, but what about … Continue reading

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Meeting Mental Health Needs in the classroom

By Elizabeth Wine According to nami.org, “4 million children and adolescents suffer from a serious mental disorder that causes significant functional impairments at home, at school and with peers. Of children ages 9 to 17, 21 percent have a diagnosable … Continue reading

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Stress Management for Educators

  By Elizabeth Wine Educators today face a myriad of stresses.  State assessments, behavior concerns, report cards, administrative tasks, lesson planning, the list is endless.  An article from http://thejournal.com/articles/2011/11/03/teacher-burnout.aspx states that “research shows the teaching profession has the highest burnout … Continue reading

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