Tag Archives: SEL

5 Tips for Helping Children Understand Anger

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Mad Anger is generally a natural response to certain issues or situations, yet it is often felt or expressed in ways that are scary, confusing, or even unhealthy. Many people consider … Continue reading

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Excited and Nervous: How to Help Children Navigate Mixed Feelings About Returning to School

By Lory Britain, Ph.D., author of I’m Happy-Sad Today: Making Sense of Mixed-Together Feelings Your child laughs excitedly as she packs pencils and pens in her backpack for the first day of in-person school. You watch with both relief and … Continue reading

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5 Tips for Sparking Joy in Children

by Deborah Serani, Psy.D., author of Sometimes When I’m Mad Much has been said about the importance of happiness for both children and adults. Research tells us that when we focus on happy things, we are generally more resilient, focused, … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Incorporate Social Emotional Learning into Your Curriculum This Fall

By Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed., author of the Learning About Me & You, Learning to Get Along®, and Being the Best Me!® series Many routines have been affected this past year due to precautions surrounding the global pandemic. These changes … Continue reading

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Movement, Play, and SEL: Create a Picture Book Dance Story

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Over my long career as a dance educator, I have especially enjoyed teaching creative dance to young children. I love inspiring their … Continue reading

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