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Free Spirit Professional® resources are designed to help you and your students make the most of the school day. Covering topics such as social and emotional development, school climate, differentiation, RTI, PBIS, leadership, service learning, gifted education, special needs, mental health, and more, our expert authors provide best practices and active, hands-on learning that will lead to success in and out of the classroom for students of all ages and abilities. Many of our resources include reproducible forms, PDF presentations, and PLC/book study guides, which make them a cost-effective means of training and professional development for small groups, professional learning communities, schools, and districts.

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NEW! Bright, Complex Kids

$34.99
A field guide for understanding the complex characteristics and social and emotional needs of gifted kids.

Bright, Complex Kids PLC/Book Study Guide

This free guide is designed as a professional development resource and can be used to facilitate a book study or as a learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) using Bright, Complex Kids.

NEW! Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom

$42.99
Recognize and support twice-exceptional / 2e students to help them succeed in school—and beyond.

NEW! Empowering Underrepresented Gifted Students

$42.99
Help underserved high-potential students claim their right to an education that addresses their unique needs.

A Teacher’s Guide to Learning to Get Along®

Help young readers get the most out of the Learning to Get Along® series.

Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom PLC/Book Study Guide

Use this free professional development resource to facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) using Teaching Twice-Exceptional Learners in Today’s Classroom.

A Leader’s Guide to Ease the Tease

Help young readers get the most out of Ease the Tease.

A Leader’s Guide to Make a Friend, Be a Friend

Help young readers get the most out of Make a Friend, Be a Friend.

NEW! Talent Zones

10 tools for developing talents in multiple areas, from academics to arts to athletics, in all kids.

NEW! Big Conversations with Little Children

Be prepared to respond to a wide range of potentially tough questions and sensitive concerns posed by young children.

The Big Deal About Addictions: What Educators Need to Know

In this edWebinar, Dr. James J. Crist, author of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions?, addresses the prevalence of addictive disorders among teens, how to spot the signs of addiction, how addiction impacts online learning, and how educators can work with teens and help them improve their learning experience.

Social Emotional Stories

$34.99
Make social emotional learning fun and engaging with 24 ready-to-use lessons about peculiar plants and astonishing animals.

Create a Culture of Kindness in Elementary School

$39.99
Increase empathy in the elementary classroom with ready-to-use lessons that teach students positive skills and attitudes.

A Leader’s Guide to What’s the Big Deal About Addictions?

Help readers get the most out of What’s the Big Deal About Addictions?

Finding Your Way Through Conflict: Getting Started

In this webinar, you will be introduced to basic strategies for conflict resolution in the workplace. 

Responding to Student Trauma PLC/Book Study Guide

Use this free professional development resource to facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) using Responding to Student Trauma.

Finding Your Way Through Conflict PLC/Book Study Guide

Use this free professional development resource to facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) using Finding Your Way Through Conflict.

Finding Your Way Through Conflict

$29.99
Learn how to engage in and resolve conflict productively to improve work relationships and create a more equitable community for children.

Ready, Set, Grow! How to Teach Growth Mindset in Grades K–8

In this webinar, you'll learn how to change the way your students think about their challenges and help them set goals, overcome self-doubt, and build resilience.

Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Online and in the Classroom

Critical thinking is an essential tool in today’s highly complex and confusing world. In this webinar, learn how to construct challenges that develop critical thinking throughout any content area, especially in an online platform.
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