Groups such as the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) and the Child Mind Institute acknowledge that the transition back to school can be emotionally fraught for your kid.
In honor of Father’s Day, we celebrate modern fathers and their active role in boosting kids’ emotional intelligence
Thrively is a learning platform parents and kids can use to help kids find their passion.
Angela Benedetto, Ph.D. Hello Parent: Are you concerned that your child’s school is optimizing her or his potential? And is it providing a truly safe and caring environment for learning and personal growth?
Angela Benedetto, PhD If someone wants to climb the career ladder in education (to earn more or to have an influence on the school system or for any other reason), they must choose the administrative path.
The first thing you need to know is that the overwhelming majority of Congress members, state legislators and local council members have never heard of emotional intelligence learning or, as educators tend to call it, social-emotional learning. Sadly, local school board members are very rarely up to speed themselves.
Mothers are children’s first EQ teacher. We celebrate moms for reinforcing social emotional learning.
We’re in the midst of a historical first. The first generation of children raised entirely on smartphones, the iGeneration, is facing a skyrocketing mental illness rate, and studies suggest that too much screen time is to blame. In fact, suicide in teenage girls is the highest that it’s been in over 40 years. What can we do to protect our children?
From meditation to “Self Help for Dummies,” chances are that if you’re interested in self-improvement, you’ve tried every trick in the book. But have you tried emotional intelligence training?
After decades, social and emotional learning (SEL) is finally getting the attention it deserves from parents and teachers who recognize that a child’s emotional health is as important as his physical health. Unfortunately, getting SEL programs into school has proven difficult, as school boards and directors resist adding yet another program to underfunded schools.