Clubs Give Kids New Skills -- and New Hope!
One woman's efforts in Reno are having untold impact.
Kids Learn About Differences from "A
Walk in Your Shoes"
"A Walk in Your Shoes," a show on the cable station Noggin, helps kids learn about cultural, religious,
and geographical differences by watching youngsters from different backgrounds switch places for a few
Bringing Families and Schools Together
Since its creation 12 years ago, Families and Schools Together (FAST) has received more than two dozen
awards and is recognized as one of the most effective parent-involvement programs in the country. FAST
brings together families to support one another and to prevent potential problems -- school failure, violence,
and substance abuse, to name just three -- before they start. Research indicates that FAST works in schools
of all kinds, from urban to rural. What is FAST? This week Education World explores the program.
School Counselors Reflective On What Makes Them Effective
Are you a school counselor or thinking of becoming one? What are the most important attributes an effective
school counselor should have? This week, in honor of National School Counseling Week (February 7 though
11), Education World asked school counselors to reflect on what makes them effective. We are pleased to
share their thoughtful and illuminating ---and often heartwarming--- responses.
Conflict Resolution Education: Four Approaches
Are you "shopping" for a conflict resolution program for your schools? First, you might consider which
approach to conflict resolution you will take. In this story, learn about four approaches used in conflict
resolution programs. Find out how each actually transforms schools. Included: Resources for learning more
about each of the four approaches to conflict resolution education.