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Our free online resources include a host of downloadable leader’s guides and high-quality streaming webinars for use by professional learning communities (PLCs), book study groups, coaches, trainers, teacher leaders, administrators, and individual educators to aid the use of Free Spirit books and support continual growth and professional development.

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Neurodivergent and Gifted: Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students

During this free webinar recording, author Emily Kircher-Morris, M.A., M.Ed., LPC, discusses the attributes of 2e learners; considerations for assessments and identification; and how to identify and provide appropriate accommodations in gifted, general, and special education classrooms.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

A Leader’s Guide to Lulu and the Hunger Monster

Help young readers get the most out of Lulu and the Hunger Monster.

A Teacher’s Guide to Jamie and Bubbie

Help young readers get the most out of Jamie and Bubbie.

A Leader’s Guide to Mindset Power

Help young readers get the most out of Mindset Power.

How Educators Can Respond to Students Experiencing Trauma

The word “trauma” used to apply to a relatively small sector of students. Not so anymore. All students faced multiple traumas in 2020 and will continue to face them in 2021. In this edWebinar, school counselor Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma, gives an overview of how students experience trauma at four levels: self/home, school, community, and country/world.

Inspiring Student Empowerment 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 Inspiring Student Empowerment.

Inspiring Student Empowerment: Moving Beyond Engagement, Refining Differentiation

In this webinar, Patti Drapeau shares practical, evidence-based practices that focus instruction on empowerment.

Start Seeing and Serving Underserved Gifted Students 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 Start Seeing and Serving Underserved Gifted Students.

Differentiation for Gifted Learners 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 Differentiation for Gifted Learners.
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