Tag Archives: School Psych

Study: Children’s Self-Esteem Already Established by Age Five

[Source: Medical X-Press] By age 5 children have a sense of self-esteem comparable in strength to that of adults, according to a new study by University of Washington researchers. Because self-esteem tends to remain relatively stable across one’s lifespan, the … Continue reading


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School Psych Corner: Guidelines for Responding to Death of a Student or School Staff

[Source:  National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement via Cincinnati Children’s Hospital] These guidelines are designed to help school administrators, teachers, and crisis team members respond to the needs of students and staff after a loss has impacted the school environment, … Continue reading


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Strategies for Building Foundation for Empathy and Tolerance

[Source: Science Daily] When a child feels valued, he sees values in others. When he realizes he has his own thoughts and emotions, he understands that others do, too. When his ideas and feelings are respected, he learns to respect … Continue reading


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School Therapy Corner: MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

[Source:  School Library Journal] Walking through a vast network of medieval streets and houses, it’s easy to get lost. Luckily, I can fly. So I can see that up ahead, a team is building a castle with parapets and a … Continue reading


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The Brain Game: How Decreased Neural Activity May Help You Learn Faster

[Source:  Science Daily] Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others require extra time or practice? That was the question posed by UC Santa Barbara’s Scott Grafton and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania and … Continue reading


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