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Arizona standards play up communications, reinforce survey results on student success

| March 30, 2015
Arizona standards play up communications, reinforce survey results on student success

March 26, 2015 • By Lisa Irish • Arizona Education News Service A recent national survey ranked communication top on the list of skills needed for students to succeed in today’s world, followed by reading, math and then teamwork, and Arizona education leaders aren’t surprised. In fact, they have been developing and enhancing classroom strategies […]

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Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

| November 16, 2014
Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

Like all skills, gratitude is best learned young As Thanksgiving approaches, it is the perfect time to teach young children a very important life lesson: gratitude. Barbara Lewis, author of What Do You Stand For? For Kids, teaches us children as young as 2 are aware that other people do things for them or give […]

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