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social-emotional learning stories

By Leah Shafer 08/29/2016 12:40 PM EDT
Illustration of a school on the left and a house on the right, with yellow emoticons in the middle
Simple games, played intentionally, can make for powerful moments of social-emotional learning.
By Leah Shafer 07/15/2016 3:40 PM EDT
A smiling teacher calling on students in math class
An effective social-emotional learning program has to be a whole-school initiative.
By Leah Shafer 07/01/2016 11:23 AM EDT
Picture of a lake in summertime, with a camp house and a wooden fence hung with colorful lifejackets
Free from school-year demands, summer camps are a key venue for social-emotional learning.
By Bari Walsh 06/07/2016 12:01 PM EDT
The Costs of Poverty
One third of 3- and 4-year-olds in the developing world are not meeting basic milestones. What can be done?
By Leah Shafer 05/02/2016 12:14 PM EDT
Building Success at Home
How parents can build and model self-regulation skills to bolster children’s success.
By Leah Shafer 02/11/2016 3:40 PM EST
crayon drawing of children and the earth
How educators can help students navigate anti-Muslim bias — and counteract it in their schools.
By Jeff Wagenheim 01/10/2016 12:00 PM EST
Soft Skills
A new emphasis on something that educators have known for decades: Skills not measured by standardized testing are important to children's development.
By Leah Shafer 12/23/2015 10:39 AM EST
Educating for Peace
How schools can help foster a more peaceful world.
By Leah Shafer 10/14/2015 11:02 AM EDT
start with kindness
To stop bullying, a new social media campaign asks us to start with kindness.