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William and Hannah Penn

Hannah Callowhill Penn

You may know of William Penn as the founder and proprietor of Pennsylvania, but did you know his second wife – Hannah Callowhill – succeeded him after he died? Callowhill was the only surviving child of wealthy English merchants who taught her accounting and management skills, which she used to help Penn get out of…

Students running as part of S.M.A.R.T. goals.

Well-Being Lesson Plan: S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Teacher Background: Goal-setting is a good self-management and self-awareness skill. Talking about self-reflection also helps students assess their progress and set goals as needed. Lesson Plan:  Begin by writing the letters “S.M.A.R.T.” on the board lengthwise. Have the students read the article “S.M.A.R.T. Goals” and highlight what each of the letters stands for. S =…