Committee for Children Blog

Telling Is Not Teaching

When I first began working with the Second Step program 15 years ago, my colleagues and I were so focused on completing the lessons that we completely overlooked the extension activities (these are now called daily practice activities in Second Step  4th edition).… Read More

No Name-Calling Week

Every year since 2004, during the fourth week of January, schools across the country have participated in No Name-Calling Week with educational activities aimed at ending name-calling and verbal bullying.… Read More

SEL Book Club

I recently learned about a neat idea for working with Tier 2 or 3 students from my
colleague, Teri. She used this idea with her fourth and fifth graders.… Read More