Tag Archives: Social & Emotional Learning

How Kids Can Cope with Frustration and Disappointment During the Pandemic

By Allison Amy Wedell I think it’s safe to say that two of the dominant pandemic-induced emotions we’re experiencing are frustration and disappointment. There are so many things we can’t control, so many things we’re missing. I feel frustrated that … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal About Social Emotional Learning?

By Molly Breen If you are a human teacher—of human children—you must know the foundational importance of social and emotional learning (SEL). If a child does not trust or understand you, or if a child feels as if you do … Continue reading

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Movement-Based SEL Activities for the Classroom

By Connie Bergstein Dow, author of From A to Z with Energy! 26 Ways to Move and Play Children love to move! As a dance educator, I enjoy engaging young children in playful and fun movement explorations. These activities also … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Preschool

By Allison Wedell Schumacher Isn’t it fun to look at our young children and imagine what they’ll grow up to be? Look at that tower your daughter is building with blocks: Surely she’ll be a well-renowned architect! Your son is … Continue reading

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Start ’em Young: Preventing Bullying in Preschool

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When you were dreaming of being a parent, chances are your dreams didn’t include a call from your child’s school telling you that he or she was bullying a classmate. No parent wants to think their … Continue reading

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