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Did you know that between 40–50% of new teachers leave the profession within their first five years of teaching?
A famous poem by Dorothy Law Nolte makes it plain to see why it’s critical to do and say what’s right so children can follow the lead.
Schools are becoming increasingly diverse, with more students integrating from various backgrounds each year.
Picture this: It’s hot outside, you’re stuck in traffic and the AC isn’t nearly as strong as it should be. And just as you’re finally about to make a turn someone cuts… you… off.
School violence. Zero tolerance policy. Bullying. These words have taken center stage in education today. As teachers, we care about finding ways to combat issues around bullying. We initiate conversations on staff development and training to come up with solutions.
Supporting our children’s mental health is a significant concern — especially our children who have emotional and behavioral disorders.
Social-emotional IEP goals make it possible for educators to support the mental health of high-risk learners. Social-emotional skills form the foundation of how students interact with their peers, respond to stressors, and process their thoughts and feelings both in and out of the classroom.
We live in a multicultural and multilingual world. Today’s schools have students from all different backgrounds coming together for a common purpose.
Many students struggle to learn important social skills, like interacting positively with others and starting conversations. The time spent on lecturing in schools means that kids don't always have the time to use these skills in the classroom.
Activities and games for socialization are a great way for your child to learn how to behave around their peers, no matter if he is a toddler, preschooler or if he just started kindergarten. Games can teach skills like taking turns, managing emotions, and reading body language.
Humans put a lot of emphasis on hard skills, such as reading, writing, and computing. These skills require both knowledge and proficiency to complete specified tasks. Teachers and educators can easily measure these abilities, thanks to standardized tests and assessments.
The primary goal of social and emotional learning is to improve student's capacity to establish and maintain healthy relationships through establishing a safe, positive, and mutually beneficial environment.
Social emotional learning in the classroom has changed the way many teachers approach everything from the primary academic subjects to free time and recess.
Early childhood education is necessary for healthy development. The initial years are the basis for children’s future education, helping them become lifelong learners and perceptive individuals.
Social and emotional development starts early. Young children develop their emotional skills in their first five years as they form relationships with family.
Self-awareness is a vital skill for everyone, whether you’re a student, a parent, or an educator.
SEL standards have expanded throughout school systems in the U.S. for decades, allowing educators and parents to see positive change in their students.
Every child should be able to make constructive choices. Keep reading to find out how children can increase their responsible decision-making skills.
Self-management is the ability to manage stress and impulsivity while motivating oneself to meet a specific goal.
The social and emotional intelligence definition refers to the ability to be aware of one’s own feelings in the present moment. In an academic setting, this includes important skills such as being able to communicate effectively with others, work in groups and control impulses.