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Beyond the Limits

  SMF: What is “mindful intent” for teaching writing? Hanna: “Mindful intent” in teaching writing, or in teaching anything really, begins with an awareness of and an appreciation for the innate integrity of every person. If teachers regard their students … more

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The Dibs on Play Therapy

Virginia M. Axline, the originator of play therapy, recounts the story of an emotionally tangled and withdrawn five-year-old named Dibs. In her book, Dibs: In Search of Self (1964), she takes an emotionally neutral approach to therapy in order not … more

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