Category Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

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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Helping Kids Find the Courage to Fail

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes When you suggest that your child or student try something new, do they typically respond in one of the following ways? I won’t … Continue reading

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Guided Group Discussion to Help Gifted Teens Develop Healthy Relationships

By Jean Sunde Peterson, Ph.D., author of Get Gifted Students Talking: 76 Ready-to-Use Group Discussions About Identity, Stress, Relationships, and More (Grades 6–12) “Being known” offered protection for many participants in a national study of bullying of and by gifted … Continue reading

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