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The many emotional issues that effect the education and well being of our students.
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How Free Play Can Define Kids’ Success | MindShift

How Free Play Can Define Kids’ Success | MindShift | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Free, unstructured playtime gives kids a chance to discover their interests and tap into their creativity. It’s a crucial element for building resilience in
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Failure is Mandatory: Creating a Culture of Innovation

Failure is Mandatory: Creating a Culture of Innovation | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
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Resilience needs to be nurtured and risk taking encouraged in order to make a better world.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Free Resources to Teach about Bullying

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Free Resources to Teach about Bullying | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Here are some websites to help you learn and teach your kids about bullying
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Dilemma of the mean girl

Interesting article re: the"selling " of the mean girl image
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Can Compassion Be Taught?

Can Compassion Be Taught? | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
While many people believe that kids these days are lazy and self-obsessed, there is reason to believe that they are becoming increasingly empathetic and altruistic.
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Hopefully, it is inherent and we nurture it.

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Understanding How Children Develop Empathy

Understanding How Children Develop Empathy | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
How do children develop prosocial behavior - "voluntary behavior intended to benefit another" - and is there a way to encourage it?
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No suprises that it starts at an early age.and we get a neurological reward when it occurs.

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Students Get Real Insight Into Abilities | Teaching Tolerance

Students Get Real Insight Into Abilities | Teaching Tolerance | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Learning about disabilities with empathy
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15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators

15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some conflict resolution tips to use in school and the classroom, these are some of the best you can find.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/conflict-resolution-tips/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 


Via Gust MEES, Jim Lerman
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Ricard Lloria's comment, November 29, 2012 6:13 PM
Thanks David, Jim :)
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Social and Emotional Learning Research Review

Social and Emotional Learning Research Review | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

Numerous research reports show that social and emotional learning (SEL) can have a positive impact on students' academic performance. Edutopia's SEL research review explores those reports and helps make sense of the results. 

Edutopia is putting out some good stuff on this topic.

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Twenty Teacher Tips for Beating Fatigue

Twenty Teacher Tips for Beating Fatigue | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
A former teacher and instructional coach, Elena Aguilar is now a transformational leadership coach in the Oakland Unified School District.


I'm tired.
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Can Kindness Be Taught?

Can Kindness Be Taught? | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Recently, the non-profit daily ideas exchange known as Zocalo Public Square had an online debate about whether kindness can be taught, as part of a more general public conversation about altruism.
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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it

 From Edutopia's series on social and emotional learning -

In outcomes-based learning environments, we generally see three elements in play: 1) learning objectives or targets are created from given standards; 2) instruction of some kind is given; and then 3)...

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A new tragedy of the commons - David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your ...

A new tragedy of the commons - David Truss :: Pair-a-dimes for Your ... | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Instead of 'individuals, acting independendently and rationally according to each one's self interest', we act as a herd sheepishly and irrationally following our compassionate and empathetic hearts, not in self-interest… As it turns out, not in...
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 14, 2013 7:38 PM

The Two Wolves parable at the end speaks loudly about a need for mindful and compassionate life.

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Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School

Introverted Kids Need to Learn to Speak Up at School | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Every child should be graded on class participation -- and parents don't help their children when they argue otherwise.
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these are the kids we often overlook and this article is a good reminder of how they need our help and guidance.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 11, 2013 4:24 PM

The title spoke to me and the title of one of the references spoke to me. I am one of those introverts who cannot stop talking.

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No Name-Calling Week: Cultivating Kindness and Playgrounds of Respect

No Name-Calling Week: Cultivating Kindness and Playgrounds of Respect | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
There is nothing quite like the sound of children on a playground at recess. As a former elementary school teacher, such sounds remain a pleasant sense memory for me. Unfortunately, on school playgr
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Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience

Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Interesting topic since I had the opportunity to be inspired by Robert brook's at a presentation tonight.
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Bullying Basics | Teaching Tolerance

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As a rule, you cannot go wrong with stuff from this organization.

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8 Positive Ways Failure Affects the Mind - Online College Courses

8 Positive Ways Failure Affects the Mind - Online College Courses | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Failures may hurt, but they can actually have some positive effects on your life and mind. I like the connection that is made with empathy & humility.
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Language and Mindset for Effective Redirection | Origins Online

Language and Mindset for Effective Redirection | Origins Online | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
In our alternative education setting, we have seen students benefit from effective redirecting teacher language. Students enter our alternative program almost always in the habit of feeding on conflict.
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Social and Emotional Learning Research: Evidence-Based Programs

Social and Emotional Learning Research: Evidence-Based Programs | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Choosing the best program to implement social and emotional learning in your school can be daunting. Edutopia's research analyst recommends these research-proven programs.
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Why Insisting On "Grit" In Learning Is Missing The Point: Character Training

Why Insisting On "Grit" In Learning Is Missing The Point: Character Training | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
Why Insisting On "Grit" In Learning Is Missing The Point: Character Training... There are always two sides to every story.
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Learning from Mistakes: Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong

Learning from Mistakes: Helping Kids See the Good Side of Getting Things Wrong | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
by Marilyn Price-Mitchell, Ph.D. This article shows how learning from mistakes is good for children, examines research, and provides helpful guidelines to parents. Mistakes and misjudgments are a normal part of kid's lives.
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Celebrating National Character Counts Week

Celebrating National Character Counts Week | Educating for Empathy and Emotional Well-Being | Scoop.it
October 21-27 is National Character Counts Week. This is a chance for schools and districts to celebrate positive relationships among their students and to promote positive school culture.
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