Fostering Self-Esteem: Raising Children who are Competent, Confident and Compassionate

What are the three key ingredients of self-esteem? How do boys and girls differ in building healthy self-esteem? How can adults help or hinder the process? These are some of the questions that will be explored as we examine the factors that help determine whether a child becomes confidently secure and connected in the world or tentative and insecure. Positive self-esteem can help a child navigate social pressures and is one of the major antidotes to being bullied. 

The Classroom Pet Dies: Helping Teachers Help the Children

Social Conflicts in the Classroom: Teaching Problem Solving Skills to Young Children