Chloe editing the Dream It Playbook

How the book was made

Below are stories about how the book was written, edited, illustrated, designed and tested! Pictured above is Chloe, one of our 3 cat editors, showing her approval for a few pages in the book. She was also very good at reordering pages. By the way, most of the pages you see were deleted and all of them were redesigned.

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Fear is your friend. Part I.

We all know that emotions like love and gratitude are fun and beneficial oh, but what about emotions like fear, scared and worry? Believe it or not, all our feelings serve a purpose. Learn how.

KMNH Community Spotlight authors Scott and Sara

Kids Making the News Happen

KMNH, Kids Making the News Happen, Community Spotlight. Dr Sara and Scott talk about how to make dreams happen.

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Dream It! Achieves a Research Publication Milestone

Great news!!! Today is an exciting day for the science of dreaming (goal setting, aspiration, passions). We are proud to announce that our latest dream research study has been published in the peer-reviewed, scientific journal Child & Youth Care Forum.

Dream Workshop University of Cincinnati Facilitators

Impact and feasibility of the Dream Workshop

A summary of a research study conducted by the University of Cincinnati to test the efficacy of a Dream Workshop and whether it improved children’s self-confidence as measure of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL).

Dream it covers side by side.

How the book cover was illustrated

How the hand-drawn cover was conceived and illustrated, including descriptions of the thumbnails. And how this affected title of the book and website.

Dream Team at Parker Woods Montessori Elementary. The authors and University of Cincinnati facilitators.

Improving social and emotional awareness using the Dream It! Playbook

Student’s using the workbook “Dream It!” had a scientifically proven, evidence-based improvement in optimistic thinking and perseverance (along with improvements in hope, growth-mindset and overall school climate) among elementary school students. Highlights from our most-important study to date, including lots of pictures and graphs.

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