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The VariQuest Visual and Kinesthetic Learning Suite Blog contains resources on classroom ideas, lesson plans, industry news, events, and offers throughout education.

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Featured Topics: Character Education

How I Talk to Students About Bullying Prevention & Awareness – Part II

By: Lindsey Graff
October 31st, 2013

When I think about bullying prevention month what comes to mind is often some sort of awareness activity – maybe students and staff wear shirts that say, “Stand Up to Bullying,” or red wristbands that represent putting a stop to bullying.  These awareness-generating events are important and certainly have their place, but I feel that bullying prevention is a year-long endeavor that revolves around building a safe, caring, classroom community.

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Featured Topics: Character Education

How I Talk to Students About Bullying Prevention & Awareness – Part I

By: Lindsey Graff
October 29th, 2013

by Julia Cremin VariQuest is excited to open our blog to educators across the country who are interested in sharing their ideas, stories and opinions with our network of teachers, administrators and more. If you have something you would like to share, please let us know! Email your ideas to variquest@variquest.com. One way to address National Bullying Prevention and Awareness Month is to educate students on what it means to be a bully, bystander, ally and friend.  In my classroom, we dedicate time during the first few months of school to defining these terms and discussing why it is important to be an ally.

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How to Write a Grant eBook

How to Write a Grant eBook

This helpful guide includes an explanation of the grant process, including a checklist (with samples!), and useful links and resources to find funding!

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Featured Topics: Character Education | VariQuest Tools: Cutout Maker 1800 | Academic Subject: Special Education | Featured Topics: Lessons and Activities

Activities to Promote Positive Behavior

By: Lindsey Graff
August 31st, 2013

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Grade Level: Secondary (7-12) | Grade Level: Intermediate (3-6) | Featured Topics: Character Education

Diversity, Tolerance and Acceptance

By: Lindsey Graff
August 31st, 2013

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