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Can An App Help Teach Empathy and Mindfulness? - Fred Rogers Center - by Kathleen Costanza

Can An App Help Teach Empathy and Mindfulness? - Fred Rogers Center - by Kathleen Costanza | Self-Regulation | Scoop.it

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"An "app that teaches mindfulness" might cause some skepticism, but with the number of districts turning towards social-emotional learning to prevent issues such as bullying, it might be worth a glance, educators. Here's how Anna Ly, who has been a Fellow at Fred Rogers Center, has developed an app that uses breath and storytelling to teach empathy and mindfulness to young kids."


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Social emotional development is so important for children.
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School Culture and Mental Health #BellLetsTalk

The #BellLetsTalk hashtag has been a great initiative to not only raise money for mental health initiatives in Canada, but to promote conversations about the topic amongst individuals.  Our underst...

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Great article.

 

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Chris Wejr's curator insight, January 28, 2015 3:49 PM

An important post with some simple yet powerful ideas to help with school culture and mental health.

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School Climate Matters

School Climate Matters | Self-Regulation | Scoop.it
Researchers continue to strengthen the link between positive school climates and student achievement.

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School climate impacts student achievement in a positive manner.

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Dear Parent: About THAT kid...

Dear Parent: About THAT kid... | Self-Regulation | Scoop.it

Dear Parent: I know. You're worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting shoving pinching scratching maybe even biting other children. The on...


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Such a great article about our vulnerable kids.
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Dear Parent: About THAT kid...

Dear Parent: About THAT kid... | Self-Regulation | Scoop.it

Dear Parent: I know. You're worried. Every day, your child comes home with a story about THAT kid. The one who is always hitting shoving pinching scratching maybe even biting other children. The on...


Via Chris Wejr
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Important for us as teachers to include those students that are sometimes the hardest to include.

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Chris Wejr's curator insight, November 11, 2014 7:58 PM
There is a story behind every child's struggles and strengths... And much of this can only be discussed with the parents of the child.