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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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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.

Developing a Visual Learning and Teaching Toolbox

In this webinar, Dr. Susan Daniels, author of Visual Learning and Teaching, explores creative and practical strategies that enable educators to work with the foundational skills of visual learning in the classroom. Attendees build a “visual toolbox” for use in visual learning and teaching.

A Teacher’s Guide to the Real Kids, Real Stories Series

Help young readers get the most out of the Real Kids, Real Stories series.

A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning

$42.99
Master flexible grouping and differentiation strategies to challenge every learner, every day.

A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning PLC/Book Study Guide

Facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) with this free professional development resource for A Teacher’s Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning.

Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning: Making It Work

In this webinar, Dina Brulles, Ph.D., and Karen Brown, M.Ed., share practical strategies to successfully implement flexible grouping in order to build student collaboration and respond to students’ diverse learning needs and abilities.

Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior

$34.99
Teach social skills and enrich classrooms to reduce problem behaviors and nurture growth.

STEAM In a Jar®

$9.99
Activities, quotes, and trivia for your STEAM classroom.

Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior PLC/Book Study Guide

Facilitate a book study or learning experience for a professional learning community (PLC) with this free professional development resource for Uncover the Roots of Challenging Behavior.

What You Can Do Today to Lessen Challenging Behaviors Tomorrow

In this webinar, Michelle Salcedo, M.Ed., provides five concrete strategies early childhood teachers can implement immediately to make their classrooms more peaceful and more fun for all.

End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy

$34.99
Evidence-based bullying-prevention principles, policies, and practices to reduce peer cruelty and create safe, caring learning climates.

End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy: Create Safe, Caring, Inclusive Learning Climates

In this webinar, a sought-after educational consultant offers proven, practical teaching practices that mobilize student empathy. Dr. Michele Borba shares proactive, no-cost strategies you can use the very next day in your classroom and can weave into existing lesson plans.
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