The Three Most Important Character Strengths for Excellent Learning

  I have gigs as a substitute teacher in schools in the Helsinki metropolitan region and have noticed that both the world and schools are changing rapidly. ”It could be that the profession doesn’t even exist yet,” answers my 13-year-old … Read More

There is a Way to Stop Teen Substance Abuse

A small, northern country, Iceland has developed a good common sense way to help young people out of addictions – but the rest of the world isn’t listening. Read the article on the ABC News website

What a temper!

What a temper! Your child, normally so sunny and the world’s sweetest kid, goes from zero to 100 and transforms into an out-of-control gremlin. What is actually going on? Usually your child radiates joy, calmness and wellbeing; but when frustrated, … Read More

Acting correctly demands skills

I read Ross W Greene’s classic piece Lost at School and I was very inspired by his ideas. He writes that it’s easy for us to think that children act correctly and behave well if they just want to; that … Read More

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