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Category: Education

A Letter From Farmer Theo

A Letter From Farmer Theo

Theo Bunch heads up our Healthy Living team. Here is a heartfelt letter he wrote about a typical day on our Gillis Campus farm site.

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BIST: The Power of Contribution

BIST: The Power of Contribution

Guest Bloggers Kim Bishop & Tammy Zumalt at Santa Fe Elementary in Waverly, Mo., share a success story of our BIST (Behavioral Intervention Support Team) program.

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The Impact of BIST

The Impact of BIST

Administrators and educators from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Illinois gathered for training from our Behavioral Intervention Support Team staff in January to learn about the program and hear success stories from participating schools.

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First Night In a New Foster Home

First Night In a New Foster Home

For youth in foster care, the first night in a new home can leave them feeling lonely and full of uncertainty. Current and former foster youth, shared with us the top five things they think about when meeting their foster parents for the first time.

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Teaching Emotional Management at Home

Teaching Emotional Management at Home

Do you remember a time when your emotions got the best of you? Social emotional learning is comprised of the skills we use to recognize and manage our own emotions as well as recognize emotions in others. There are may ways to help teach children these skills, including the Emotion Color Wheel.

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