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August 25, 2015

Teaching Global Competence: Lessons and Strategies From Hong Kong

Lesson ideas, resources, and strategies for teaching global themes and issues.

August 24, 2015

Social Emotional Learning in Action: How a Leading District Responded to the Community's Clarion Call

Mary Ryerse, Director of Strategic Design at Getting Smart sits down with Paul Goren, Superintendent of Evanston/Skokie School District in Evanston, IL to talk about Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Goren is a champion of SEL and believes SEL is important for students, educators and the Evanston-Skokie community. He shares examples of initiatives, his background in SEL and the response by parents in the shifting emphasis in SEL.

August 04, 2015

Renaming Noncognitive Skills to Emphasize Success

David T. Conley proposes an alternative name for the so-called "non-cognitive" skills that are vital to students' success in college and the workplace.

July 28, 2015

Summer, Street Language, and Self-Regulation

Students need not take the summer off from self-regulation, says Kathleen Cushman.

July 01, 2015

School's Out: Chicago's Summer of Boyhood

As 'On California' goes on summer vacation, I recall the summers of youth in Chicago, and the lessons they taught.

June 01, 2015

Discipline Through the Lens of Deeper Learning

Rich opportunities for deeper learning reside in the interactions between adults and students about behavior and life choices.

May 04, 2015

High Schools That Walk the Social-Emotional Walk (and Don't Just Talk the Talk)

A new study from Stanford University shows how schools can infuse social emotional learning with academic instruction and improve student engagement and academic achievement.

December 10, 2014

Paul Tough on What (Besides Tests) Should Count

In a conversation with me, Paul Tough talks about how children (really) succeed and the implications of his work as California designs a new accountability system.

August 24, 2013

Mindful or Mindless: Where Are We Going In Our Relationship With Children?

Guest blogger Katie Zahedi spent a day delving into social-emotional learning and walked out wondering why all of that is getting lost in our present educational system.

November 29, 2012

6 Innovations in Social Emotional Learning

Social emotional learning "teaches the skills we all need to handle ourselves, our relationships, and our work, effectively and ethically," says Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).

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