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  • John Norlin
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  • January 28, 2020

No More Silos

As we took our first break of the day after spending ninety minutes intentionally connecting and...

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  • Krista Gypton
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  • January 22, 2020

Let Them Play!

When was the last time you played? I mean really just played, no alcohol, no serious competition, just for the pure joy of doing something that was fun. If you are like most adults it’s probably been a while. Unfortunately...

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  • Houston Kraft
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  • December 31, 2019

The Reflection of a Decade

It is the end of another year and the closing of a decade. At CharacterStrong, we make time at the...

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  • John Norlin
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  • December 18, 2019

3 Simple Reads Over Winter Break

Another holiday break is upon us and, for many educators, it is a needed time to reset, reflect, and rejuvenate. Great educators are always lifelong learners who strive to stay on top of consuming new material,...

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  • Krista Gypton
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  • November 20, 2019

Who's Your Charlie?

Charlie was the kid I watched for every day as I waited to welcome my students into the room. It was my third year teaching and I knew that I had to keep my eye on him. Not in the, “I’m expecting you to...

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  • Krista Gypton
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  • October 9, 2019

Classroom Management R&R

R&R is usually not the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about classroom management,...

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  • Houston Kraft
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  • January 23, 2018

Quantifiable Feedback

One of the hallmark skills of great educators is the ability to give and receive feedback. At CharacterStrong,...

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