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A reflection on Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day is proclaimed as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. The most involvement I have had with this “day” was when I was a volunteer at Army Community Services and helped “put on” the activities … Continue reading

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A Judgment Free Letter to a Mom on her iPhone

A great blog in honor of Mother’s Day. Something I have really thought about this week as others perhaps looked at me and I thought to myself, come on, judge me, I dare you! I have spent the last week … Continue reading

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The Burden Military Kids Face

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education by Jim Knotts President and CEO of Operation Homefront. With April as Month of the Military Child and our signature Military Child of the Year™ (MCOY) program just completed – there’s no … Continue reading

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Military Families: Coping With War | Child Mind Institute

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education A powerful CNN feature looks at uncounted casualties of recent wars, members of military families who become suicidal or depressed, including a teenage girl named Kristi Anne Raspperry. Sandy Risberg‘s insight: New … Continue reading

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Honoring the Military Child: Help Children Cope with Separation – PR Newswire (press release)

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education Honoring the Military Child: Help Children Cope with Separation PR Newswire (press release) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Keeping in touch with a parent who is deployed or away from home … Continue reading

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Military affiliated students balance military, civilian life – The Collegian

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education Students who have served overseas in the United States Armed Forces have to reacclimate to civilian life when coming to K-State. Sandy Risberg‘s insight: Go Wildcats! See on www.kstatecollegian.com

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The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University

See on Scoop.it – Teaching the teacher in me Sandy Risberg‘s insight: Great resources for educators and others working with military-connected students and families.  See on www.mfri.purdue.edu

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Military affiliated students balance military, civilian life – K-State Collegian

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education Military affiliated students balance military, civilian life K-State Collegian Those who choose to serve our country rather than go straight to higher education have to go through different processes depending on the … Continue reading

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Mercer Co. middle school students tackle a monumental service learning project – KyForward.com

See on Scoop.it – Military Connected Student Education KyForward.com Mercer Co. middle school students tackle a monumental service learning project KyForward.com Kentucky Department of Education social studies consultant Jennifer Fraker said that schools wanting to collect donations for the memorial… … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Social and Emotional Learning for All

See on Scoop.it – Teaching the teacher in me Thsi Over the last decade, increased attention has been paid to the social and emotional learning (SEL) needs of children. This area of learning is necessary and essential to address — … Continue reading

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