Category Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

Food for Thought: How to Bring Social-Emotional Learning to Snack Time in Your Early Childhood Classroom

By Molly Breen Sharing food and conversation go hand in hand: As humans we are, in some ways, hardwired to do these things together. In hunter-gatherer clans, extended families and communities would assemble to share food and, presumably, conversation as … Continue reading

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Enter to Win I Can Learn Social Skills!

This month, five lucky readers will win I Can Learn Social Skills! Poems About Getting Along, Being a Good Friend, and Growing Up. This colorful collection of playful poetry teaches basic social skills in a lighthearted way. To Enter: Leave a … Continue reading

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Approaches to Working with Students from Poverty

By Richard M. Cash, Ed.D., author of Self-Regulation in the Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Learn Part of our Cash in on Learning series by Richard M. Cash, Ed.D. Click to read other Cash in on Learning posts. This … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Build Resilience to Shame

By William T. Mulcahy, LPC, NCC, CEAP, author of the Zach Rules series As I’ve been thinking about writing this post about helping kids overcome shame, I’ve been struggling to capture my thoughts about the issue. Based on my experiences, … Continue reading

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Growing Strong Learners with Social-Emotional Skills

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution: Creating a Culture of Excellence from the Classroom to the Staff Room Using a garden as a metaphor for education is nothing new. German educator Friedrich Fröebel (1782–1852) coined … Continue reading

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