Category Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

Grow Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

By Nefertiti B. Poyner, Ed.D. From the time their babies are born until they establish themselves as adults, many parents are at least a little concerned with how intelligent their children will be. (I know I sure am!) While it … Continue reading

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Help Students Develop Mini-Habits for Social Emotional Learning

By Stephanie Filio What is social and emotional learning (SEL)? Let’s break it down. Social constructs are the norms we adhere to as we interact with people every day. We interact by waving hello, making eye contact in a meeting, … Continue reading

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Lead by Example: The Power of Apology

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes Imagine your son has a dance recital at 6:00, and he’s nervous. His teacher wants the kids to be there by 5:00 for … Continue reading

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13 Out-of-the-Ordinary Questions for More Meaningful Conversations with Kids

Adapted from Tell Me More In a Jar®: SEL Conversation Starters Small talk with anyone can be uncomfortable and awkward, am I right? But starting conversations with kids . . . that’s in a class of its own. Try the … Continue reading

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Enter to Win an SEL Coloring Book!

This month we are giving away a copy of Coloring Book and Reflections for Social Emotional Learning (in English or Spanish) to five lucky readers. Kids can reflect, relax, and focus with 36 mindful coloring activities. To Enter: Leave a … Continue reading

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