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Savvy School Counselor

I’m sure I’m not the only school counselor who has heard from students about their fears of deportation. Some fear for themselves while others are …

Freebies

Resources

A list of my favorite websites<p>Counselor Blogs and Sites<p>Books That Heal Kids http://booksthathealkids.blogspot.com<br>Callie's School Counseling Website …

Counseling

"The Same" by Michael & Marisa - National Bullying Prevention Center

"The Same" is an anti-bullying anthem for kids everywhere who want to help make a difference in the lives of others. Kids can help kids stop bullying.

Bullying

Strategies for Dealing With Change

Change is inevitable. But whether it seems positive or negative, or is planned or unplanned, it can be difficult to cope with. Here are some …

How to Cope when You Feel Left Out

Being left out by a group of friends is painful at any age. Even though everyone experiences rejection sometimes, being left out can make you feel …

Self-help

Classic Chicken & Vegetable Soup

This Chicken Vegetable Soup is ultra-comforting and packed with healthy vegetables. The flavor reminds me of Chicken Noodle Soup, just without the …

AE Kids : How Electricity Is Made

How Electricity Is Made<p>Have you ever wondered where electricity comes from? You might be surprised to learn that it comes from magnets!<p>In the early …

Natural Gas

How to Play Four Square

Four Square is a fun playground game that almost anyone can play. All you need is chalk or tape to make the squares, a ball that will bounce, and at …

Extreme Sports

Important New Articles On Bullying

Some pretty useful, and important, articles have come out on the topic of bullying over the past couple of days.<p>Bullying prevention from the ground …

Conductors & Insulators - Free Science Games & Activities for Kids

Science

Fun with Conductors and Insulators

They help protect wires from getting messed up, and they help us from getting hurt. ... Will an insulator make a light bulb light? Why or why not? …

Light Bulbs

4 compelling ideas for using Book Creator in the classroom - Book Creator app

Technology Coach Chris Loat shares his ideas on how Book Creator can be used effectively in the classroom.<p>Book Creator is a versatile and intuitively …

Salmon Mornay

Step 1<p>In a small saucepan, melt butter; stir in plain flour and cook for 1 minute. Gradually add milk, stirring until sauce is smooth. Continue to …

Spices

My Mums Salmon Mornay Recipe

Melt butter, add flour, salt and pepper and cook approximately 1 minute.<p>Add milk and stir constantly until it boils and thickens, add other …

How to Survive an Avalanche

Getting caught in an avalanche is every backcountry skier’s nightmare, but with a little luck and the proper technique, you can live to tell one heck …

Sea Level

Al Gore and ‘Category 6 hurricanes’

On Wednesday, I published an interview with Al Gore in which he mentioned that the scientific community was beginning to consider Category 6 hurricanes. The line has attracted some criticism because there are no official plans to add a sixth category to the 1-5 scale. Here's what I had Gore …

The Best Sites For Learning About Hurricanes

With Hurricane Earl approaching the United States and this past weekend being the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, I thought it would be a …

Is Living With Extreme Wildfires The New Normal?

It has been a deadly year for the people who fight wildfires. In total, 32 people have lost their lives fighting fires in 2013; the highest number in nearly 20 years, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.<p>Just one incident accounts for most of those deaths, the Yarnell Hill fire in …

Cheesy Cauliflower Patties

Cut cauliflower into florets & cook in boiling water until tender about 10 minutes. Drain. Mash the cauliflower while still warm. Stir cheese, eggs, …

Cauliflower