How can read-alouds teach social-emotional learning?

Use read-alouds to teach kids social-emotional learning and positive affirmations. Try a mindfulness activity like reading Munchy and Jumpy Tales!

Teaching SEL Online

Teaching SEL Online: how you can use these 6 tips for bringing the classroom to your students.

How to Teach Kids to Self-Reflect

Teach self-reflection for students by using the “roses and thorns” exercise. This is one way to help students practice gratitude and reflect on their challenging days.

Articles about Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Mindfulness in the Classroom and Trauma Informed Teaching

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Be As The Water

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Be As The Water

Let’s keep this simple shall we? The Law of Parsimony, as borrowed from scientific theory (think Occam’s Razor), states that the simplest explanation is usually the best. From distinguishing evolutionary pathways to analyzing complex statistics, we look to the least

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Social and Emotional Learning Spotlight: Owning Your Thoughts

Social and Emotional Learning Spotlight: Owning Your Thoughts

Each time that I teach about thoughts I ask my students to answer the question, “What is a thought?” The question is usually met with blank expressions, long pauses and the eventual response of, “Well, it’s whatever you think about.” Take a minute to answer this question for yourself – how would you define thoughts?

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