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Students Standing Up to Bullying and Hate

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Blogger Suzie Boss highlights Not in Our School -- a campaign that rallies students to stand up against bullying and hate.
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Teaching students to collaborate, communicate, and resolve conflicts in the classroom.
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Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) engages students and improves achievement. Explore classroom practices that make up the most effective SEL programs.
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Ashleigh Sweetman's curator insight, March 12, 11:32 AM

This is a great video to get ideas of social and emotional learning.  It was so interesting to envision these ideas being placed in my own future classroom.  

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Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools

Restorative Justice: Resources for Schools | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Restorative justice empowers students to resolve conflicts on their own, and it's growing in practice at schools around the country.
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Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply

Empathy: The Most Important Back-to-School Supply | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
My most important back-to-school supply doesn't fit in a backpack, and it can't be ordered online. It's as essential as a pencil, but unlike a pencil, no technology can replace it. In a sense, like a
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Creating a Positive Climate and Culture: How Inclusive Schools Promote SEL

Creating a Positive Climate and Culture: How Inclusive Schools Promote SEL | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
In a recent blog, I interviewed Dr. Brad Lerman about the Inclusive Schools Climate Initiative (ISCI), which he directs. Here, I share with you examples of some specific ways that several New Jers
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Defusing Power Struggles: It's Not About Getting the Last Word

Defusing Power Struggles: It's Not About Getting the Last Word | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Educator and school psychologist Allen Mendler suggests a constructive way for teachers to avoid a power struggle with that attention-seeking student.

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Samantha Seoane's curator insight, December 17, 2012 4:32 AM

Maybe it can be used also at home?

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Hurricane Sandy: An SEL Lesson in Responding to Calamity

Hurricane Sandy:  An SEL Lesson in Responding to Calamity | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Hurricane Sandy reminds us that children need an extra dose of compassion in calamities, whether they're large scale natural disasters, or every day troubles such as poverty and homelessness.

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Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind

Integrating the 16 Habits of Mind | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick provides a quick tour of Costa and Kallick's 16 Habits of Mind, along with suggestions for integrating them as classroom best practices.

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Cultivate Social and Emotional Skills with Ecoliteracy

Cultivate Social and Emotional Skills with Ecoliteracy | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

How can educators integrate the insights and achievements of the social and emotional learning movement into efforts that address today's most pressing ecological issues?

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Five-Minute Film Festival: Preventing Bullying

Five-Minute Film Festival: Preventing Bullying | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
VideoAmy offers up a playlist of YouTube videos for parents and educators to use as tools to combat bullying and cultivate empathy.
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Reframing: Seeing Students in a New Way

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Edutopia blogger Richard Curwin discusses the benefits of reframing to avoid stigmatizing students and to guide situations toward the best possible outcome.

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Embracing Introversion: Ways to Stimulate Reserved Students in the Classroom

Embracing Introversion: Ways to Stimulate Reserved Students in the Classroom | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Introversion doesn't need to be "overcome." Instead, it's best to recognize introverted students and offer them alternatives in the classroom, says blogger Tony Baldasaro.

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"She Has No Pores!" Responding to Advertising's Trivialization of Women

"She Has No Pores!" Responding to Advertising's Trivialization of Women | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Each year, American students are exposed to more than 15,000 advertisements, which, in turn, have a profound affect on self-image and perception of women. Here are a few classroom resources teachers can use to confront the trivialization of women by the media.   

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Film as a Great Motivator

Film as a Great Motivator | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
The high school social studies class has just gotten seated. The lights go out and a video projector immediately begins showing a scene from the film Boyz n the Hood.
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Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools

Simple Ways to Cultivate Happiness in Schools | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
In my last post I suggested that equitable schools are those that contribute to happiness in children.
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Daniel Goleman on the Importance of Cultivating Focus (Video Playlist)

Best-selling author and social-emotional learning pioneer Daniel Goleman offers insights from his new book about how focus drives achievement and success.
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Teach Social-Emotional Learning for Better Schools, Safer Neighborhoods

Teach Social-Emotional Learning for Better Schools, Safer Neighborhoods | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
When I was introduced to the term "social-emotional learning" and began to understand its meaning, I recognized it as a ray of hope. Hope for my community, which, seemingly unbeknownst to me, had cha
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Teaching At-Risk Youth: Looking Back 50 Years

Teaching At-Risk Youth: Looking Back 50 Years | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
When it comes to at-risk students in our urban schools we still seem to be looking for the right answers.
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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, June 28, 2013 9:00 PM

Much of the collective wisdom this author speaks of has been not only picked up by private schools for struggling teens, but is showcased.  Also, at-risk children are found at every economic level, not just urban schools. -Lon

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Student Fights Bullying with Positivity

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Student Kevin Curwick describes how he decided to fight high school cyberbullying with a positive-themed Twitter account and ended up launching a global niceness trend.

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Sustaining That Back-to-School Momentum

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Edutopia blogger Nick Provenzano offers four strategies for keeping teachers fresh during the Post Back-to-School Doldrums between September and Thanksgiving.

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Fair Isn’t Equal: Seven Classroom Tips

Fair Isn’t Equal: Seven Classroom Tips | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Edutopia blogger Richard Curwin explains the subtle yet important differences between treating students equally and treating them fairly.

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Helping Students Manage Stress, Set Goals, and Feel Connected

Helping Students Manage Stress, Set Goals, and Feel Connected | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Inspired by Paul Tough's new book, Blogger Elena Aguilar offers ways to help students set goals, handle stress, and connect with school community.

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Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: The Power of Appreciation

Building Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students: The Power of Appreciation | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Filmmaker Randy Taran returns with the second blog in her Elementary School SEL series, this time examining the power of appreciation.

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Activities to Build Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students

Activities to Build Social and Emotional Skills in Elementary Students | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it
Happiness is something we all want, and new research shows that happiness and well-being can be taught! But who has time to teach happiness when there is so much else to cram into a school day?
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Have Students Create Their End-of-Year Legacy Now

Have Students Create Their End-of-Year Legacy Now | Social-Emotional Learning (Edutopia) | Scoop.it

Blogger Maurice Elias proposes teachers create an activity where students write their legacy, revisiting it throughout the school year.

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Teaching Students to Honor The Elderly

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In a culture that emphasizes youth, and where too many children do not spend enough time with grandparents, it is important in the coming year to include honoring the elderly as one of your teaching o...
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