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Conflict Resolution in the Classroom

A group of children sits together coloring at a table. One child grabs a crayon that another was reaching for. Perhaps it was intentional, perhaps not. What determines the outcome is how the second[...]

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10 Ways to Choose To Be Nice this Summer

All year long students have been learning about Choose To Be Nice in their schools. They've heard about the choice they have in how they react to others and they've been introduced to the nine values[...]

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Choose To Be Nice in Middle School

A friend recently called upset after discovering that her daughter had arranged an outing with her drama club and had actively excluded other students in the program. My friend was distraught that[...]

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Loving Your Family with Kindness

Choosing To Be Nice at Home When we talk about being kind and doing acts of kindness, it’s often in the context of reaching out to strangers. But what about those with whom we are closest?

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Maintaining Real-World Interactions in a Digital Age

A group of six tweens sits together in a restaurant. Every one of them is staring at a device in their hand that is their doorway into a vast, largely unregulated virtual world. There, they can check[...]

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