Category Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

Finding Balance During the Pandemic: How to Care for Yourself, Others, and the World

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. The … Continue reading

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Grow Through What You Go Through: Finding Hope and Happiness During the Pandemic

By Shannon Anderson, author of  Y Is for Yet: A Growth Mindset Alphabet “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” —Duke Ellington To say the spread of Covid-19 and the resulting consequences caused problems would be an … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Stories: Helping Kids Connect

By Barbara A. Lewis, author of Social Emotional Stories: Lessons and Learning from Plants and Animals You probably remember the beloved story of the Ugly Duckling. It resonates with anyone who has ever been left out, teased, or lonely—which pretty much … Continue reading

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A Quick Way to Assess Students’ SEL Skills and Plan Improvements

By Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., coauthor of Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5–9) Teachers and counselors often see students who misbehave or are suffering in various ways. The key question is, … Continue reading

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Using Stories to Teach SEL During Distance Learning

By Kimberly Feltes Taylor and Eric Braun, coauthors of How to Take the ACHE Out of Mistakes As the pandemic stretches on, and as many of us work from home and many of our students learn from home, the isolation … Continue reading

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