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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 playing as a staff, a veteran educator walked briskly past me and said, “I’ve been working in this school...

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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,...

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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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  • Krista Gypton
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  • December 24, 2019

CharacterStrong Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

It’s that time again where we are investing energy reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the next one to come. As we look back on 2019 we want to thank all the amazing educators out there who...

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  • Krista Gypton
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  • November 27, 2019

We See You and We Appreciate You

It’s the time of year where educators everywhere are wondering if they will make it to the winter break. The weather is colder and darker. The paper load is heavier. The sleep seems to come less and less....

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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...

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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, especially if it’s been a struggle. It is one of the most talked-about issues in education and impacts all...

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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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