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.
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In honor of Father’s Day, we celebrate modern fathers and their active role in boosting kids’ emotional intelligence
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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.
Being a preteen comes with numerous challenges, both physical and mental. These manifest into social challenges as preteens experiment with boundaries and begin to find their place in the world. They are growing physically, and this is accompanied by a lot of hormonal changes. The hormones that begin puberty will also start activating toward the end of the preteen stage.
Children are amazing. They may not know many book facts, statistics, great works of literature or accomplishments of science, but they do know things that help them explore the world around them. Just as some children have more talent for physical activity or for creating things, some children can be more talented than others at emotional intelligence, and it shows at a young age.