Social-Emotional Learning for Prevention

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Cheers to Massachusetts! SUCCESS! You’ve Given Social & Emotional Learning a PERMANENT Seat at the Table in Massachusetts!

Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for Massachusetts The strength of our SEL4MA membership was on full display in the last couple of weeks—and the result is significant legislation to promote social and emotional learning across the Commonwealth.  On Thursday, Governor Baker signed…..

Kids are working out at boutique gyms like CrossFit and SoulCycle. Is that a good idea?

                By Zara Abrams Special to The Washington Post Wednesday Posted at 11:23 AM Boutique fitness studios are outcompeting large, multipurpose health clubs, thanks largely to their most devoted customers: Millennials, according to a 2017…..

11 Ways Schools Can—and Should—Involve Families in SEL Programming

By Leah Shafer     Jun 26, 2018   In their separate domains, educators and parents both understand the importance of social-emotional skills—that the ability to manage emotions, to empathize, and to collaborate is key to fulfillment and success, in…..

3 Practical Resources to Help Teachers Integrate SEL and Academic

This article is in our guide Social-Emotional Learning: Why It Matters and How to Foster It By Kelly Stuart     Jun 25, 2018 3 Tips to Incorporate Social-Emotional Learning Into Everyday Literacy Instruction Christina Pirzada · Jun 18, 2018…..

Worth sharing this information about Bullying again!

9 Strategies to Help Kids Cope With Social Exclusion and Friendship Breakups By Signe Whitson Wavebreakmedia Ltd via Getty Images In their younger years, they were inseparable. They begged for playdates, planned out sleepovers, coordinated afterschool activities, and just seemed…..

The Legal Fight Against Cyber-Bullying

New Jersey law requires electronic communication to be included in school districts’ bullying prevention policies. By Jennie L. Osborne | February 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM Bigstock In last week’s Law Journal, our firm contributed an article defining the new…..

Get On-Board with Social & Emotional Learning

ASD superintendent responds to deadly Florida school shooting 17 hrs 55 mins ago by KTVA Web Staff Updated: 13 hrs 28 mins ago The sadness surrounding the tragedy at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday…..

Children who bully usually carry that behavior into Adulthood!

Higher Education Network Academics Anonymous We need a bigger conversation about bullying in academia “I was routinely humiliated by my head of department. Universities must tackle bullying with proper policy” Anonymous academic Fri 26 Jan 2018 02.30 EST Last modified on…..

Creating emotional space for children

By: Afternoon Voice January 10, 2018   It is time for creating emotional safe space for children at home and in our society. In psychology, emotional safety refers to an emotional state achieved in attachment relationships wherein each individual is…..

Bullying is not just happening to kids in school!

Solutions for Teachers Bullied by Colleagues My last blog post shared stories from teachers who have been traumatized by administrators and fellow instructors. Today’s post introduces strategies to counteract bullies’ go-to move: rhetorical evisceration disguised as “helpful” critique. Don’t think…..