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It’s Almost Thanksgiving: How Taking Up Gratitude Practices Can Create Positive Ripples in Our Classrooms

It’s Almost Thanksgiving: How Taking Up Gratitude Practices Can Create Positive Ripples in Our Classrooms

Much research has highlighted the potential of gratitude to enhance well-being, improve relationships, and increase our ability to deal with adversity. Broadly speaking, we take gratitude to mean an act of giving back out of acknowledgement for what we have received. This need not involve direct reciprocity, though for many cultures it cannot be separated …

Understanding Social Stories

Understanding Social Stories

What is a social story? A social story is an individualized short story that is utilized to assist individuals to interpret and understand social situations that they may find challenging or confusing. Social stories can include the norms for behavior in a certain context, the perspectives of others, and specific steps for applying social skills …