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social emotional learning, SEL, executive function, early learning, kindergarten

Executive Function: Important Skills for Childhood Development

We’re not born with the executive-function skills we need to get things done, but the good news is these skills can be taught. Executive-function skills help us stay on task, make plans, set goals, and carry them out successfully—even when complex things are happening around us.… Read More


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Blocking Rumors to Help Stop Bullying—Activity

Level: Upper Elementary | Help students create a positive classroom climate! In this activity, upper elementary students will create posters showing ways they can be kind.

Grades 3-5—Spreading rumors can be hurtful. Here, upper elementary students learn to identify misleading information, check their facts, and block rumors.… Read More