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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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How Mindfulness Fits into Education in the Pandemic Era

In this webinar, participants will learn strategies for incorporating mindfulness into a daily self-care routine and explore mindful inquiry in their efforts to make sure all students have equitable access to education.

A Teacher’s Guide to Stick Up for Yourself!

$29.99
This teacher’s companion to a classic book for kids provides tools for building self-esteem and personal power.

Teach for Attention!

$15.99
A lively read from a working teacher offers practical engagement strategies for students with attention challenges.

The PBIS Team Handbook

$42.99
A revised and updated edition of the best-selling guide for schools implementing PBIS Tier 1.

Advances in PBIS: Contributions for Creating Equitable Systems

In this webinar, Char Ryan, Ph.D., describes the current recommended practice for data usage in PBIS and highlights the newer data tools. She also explains systemwide policies and practices that enhance the ability of a school or district to implement equitable instruction and discipline.

Engagement Strategies for Students with Attention Challenges: Lower Anxiety and Raise Confidence

In this webinar, Ezra Werb, M.Ed., shares his strategies for lowering students’ anxiety, raising confidence, and increasing engagement.

The PBIS Team Handbook PLC/Book Study Guide

Help your PBIS team go one step further using this free professional development resource to The PBIS Team Handbook to facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC).

RTI Success

$42.99
Accessible, hands-on RTI guidance and strategies for educators at all grade levels.

RTI Success PLC/Book Study Guide

Facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) with this free professional development resource for RTI Success.

Intentional Teaching in Early Childhood

$29.99
Guides early childhood teachers on a journey of self-discovery and self-determination to take charge of their own professional development.

Intentional Teaching in Early Childhood 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 Intentional Teaching in Early Childhood.

Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom

$43.99
Latest edition of the go-to classroom resource since 1992 for reaching and challenging gifted students.

A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator

$42.99
An updated edition of an indispensable resource offers practical strategies for teaching and supporting students with mental health and learning disorders.

A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator 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 A Practical Guide to Mental Health & Learning Disorders for Every Educator.

Understanding and Supporting Students with Mental Health and Learning Disorders

In this webinar, Dr. Myles Cooley describes various mental health and learning disorders, clarifies misunderstandings, and explains new or revised diagnoses. The session features important information about ADHD, dyslexia, autism, self-injury, trauma, and adverse childhood events. In addition, Dr. Cooley discusses the importance of social-emotional learning and culturally responsive classrooms.

A Leader’s Guide to the Everyday Mindfulness Series

Help young readers get the most out of the Everyday Mindfulness series.

Visual Learning and Teaching

$42.99
A comprehensive guide to visual learning strategies with easy-to-use activities for the 21st century classroom.

Leadership Is a Life Skill

$23.99
Create a school leadership culture where all students can lead.

Visual Learning and Teaching PLC/Book Study Guide

Facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) with this free professional development resource for Visual Learning and Teaching.

How to Fill the World with Leaders: Creating School Cultures Where Student Leadership Thrives

Join award-winning student leadership specialist Mariam MacGregor, author of Leadership Is a Life Skill, to evaluate the current state of leadership development efforts in your school as you strive to prepare students for lifelong leadership regardless of career path.
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