Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being
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Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being
The many emotional issues that effect the education and well being of our students.
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5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Teaching About Character

5-Minute Film Festival: Resources for Teaching About Character | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

Celebrate #CharacterDay2016 on September 22 with a short film, "The Science of Character," and this companion playlist, which features videos for the seven character traits most important in education.

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There are some wonderful short films here to share with both colleagues and students as tools for talking about social-emotional learning
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Video Games and Social Emotional Learning

Video Games and Social Emotional Learning | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

"A lot of talk, press, and focus in this era of learning is on common core standards and 21st century skills and literacies.  What is often neglected is the importance of building social emotional skills within the classroom."


Via Beth Dichter
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There is a lot to be said for teaching the whole student by making sure these skills are developed and encouraged as an equally important part of 21st century learning.

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davidconover's curator insight, February 17, 2013 9:10 AM

I see my students use these skills and develop them on a daily basis. I wonder if these skills are on the list for quick walk-through assessments of high school video game design programs. If not, then they should be; -)

Hilda Cáceres's curator insight, February 20, 2013 1:12 PM

´Destaca que la construcción de habilidades sociales y emocionales asegura mayores resultados académicos y personales

Dreamcatchers India's curator insight, February 25, 2013 2:21 AM

Are you interested in designing e-learning and video based games for children and youth in India that impact social emotional learning. Get in touch with us at Dreamcatchers so that we can work together.

 

The following article outlines the gains from social emotional learning and the use of video games as is being discovered in the West.