Sesame Workshop will team with the International Rescue Committee to deliver social-emotional learning programs for refugee children in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria.
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November 21, 2016
Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump's presidential election by reaffirming "the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures."
October 19, 2016
An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.
October 17, 2016
Respondents to the survey, administered by the Sesame Workshop, said they often worry that "the world is an unkind place for children." Results come as schools increasingly focus on students' social and emotional skills as well as their academic success.
August 01, 2016
Eight states will work cooperatively with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to create and implement plans to draft statewide social-emotional learning standards and policies.
July 18, 2016
A growth mindset may buffer students from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, Stanford researchers concluded after studying test scores and survey results for 168,000 Chilean students.
July 11, 2016
How can teachers address two recent high-profile police shootings and the death of five Dallas police officers in the classroom? Here are some resources.
May 26, 2016
At 2016 commencement addresses, graduates laughed at jokes, cried at personal stories, and heard a whole lot about social-emotional learning from pop culture icons, sports stars, and President Obama. Here's a sampling.
May 10, 2016
A committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that tough penalties for bullying may dissuade victims from reporting it, and that the programs at the center of much bullying prevention research are only modestly effective.
May 02, 2016
University of Pennsylvania psychology Professor Angela Duckworth released a new book on grit Monday, exploring the depths and misconceptions about her research on persistence and passion.