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How to Boost Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in Students: A Q&A with Drs. Maurice Elias and Steven Tobias

By Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., and Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., coauthors of Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5–9) Developing emotional intelligence (EQ) in students is essential to preparing them for success … Continue reading

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How Mean Behavior and Bullying Affect Academic Performance—And What to Do About It

By Jonathan C. Erwin, M.A., author of The School Climate Solution: Creating a Culture of Excellence from the Classroom to the Staff Room The Problem Bullying, defined as an act of repeated physical or emotional victimization of a person by … Continue reading

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What’s Your EQ? Emotional Intelligence for People Who Work with Kids

By Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., coauthor of Boost Emotional Intelligence in Students: 30 Flexible Research-Based Activities to Build EQ Skills (Grades 5–9) If you have children or work with them, you know how important and sometimes challenging it can be … Continue reading

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Does Emotional Intelligence Matter?

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) Our current students are living in a complex, information-rich world filled with many stressors, and in that world, … Continue reading

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A Book Is More Than a Book: Interactive Reading for Parents

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When my daughter was just learning to talk, she thought a book was called a “to read.” She would toddle toward us, board book firmly clutched in one tiny hand, saying, “To weeed? To weeed?” Who … Continue reading

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