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"I Already Have One of These!"

How to teach children to be polite and gracious.... [more]

How to Survive Embarrassment

Individuals refuse to engage in new behaviors or take any risks for fear of embarrassing themselves.... [more]

Tips for Teachers: Questions to Help Children Talk About a Disaster

As a classroom teacher, you can play an important role in the healing process of children who are affected by a disaster.... [more]

Tips for Teachers: When Talking Doesn't Help

Suggestions that should be presented to the child as options of dealing with a disaster.... [more]

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

If untreated, ADHD can have long-term effects on a child's ability to make friends or do well at school or work. It is one of the most common disorders of early childhood.... [more]

Having Friends, Making Friends, and Keeping Friends:

The main themes in friendship relations--affiliation and common interests--are first understood by children in early childhood.... [more]

Youth Courts in Law-Related Education

Youth courts, which comprise teen courts, peer juries, peer courts, student courts, and other courts wherein juveniles sentence juvenile respondents, have rapidly gained popularity.... [more]

Teen Courts and Law-Related Education

The growing popularity of teen courts is compelling evidence that they are fulfilling a recognized need. Young people usually serve as jurors and may also fill the roles of prosecuting attorney, defense attorney, judge, bailiff, or other officers of the court.... [more]

Measuring Kindergartners' Social Competence

The method of observing and recording peer interaction during free play seems to yield particularly relevant results.... [more]

Adult Literacy Education

Community-controlled agencies that also offer literacy education are committed to improvement.... [more]

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