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Can dodgeball teach empathy?

Director of Research, Dr. Sherri Widen, on the value of dodgeball in K-12 P.E. settings. Are there opportunities for dodgeball to support social-emotional skills, or should it be eliminated for encouraging bullying? Experts weigh in.Read More

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Why SEL is Integral to Workforce Preparedness (Podcast)

Committee for Children’s Senior Policy & Advocacy Manager, Jordan Posamentier, recently sat down with WorkMinus to discuss why social-emotional skills are in high demand and how social-emotional learning (SEL) helps students prepare for work and life.Read More

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Socio-Emotional Learning Is Vital, And This Mindfulness App Can Help

These days, it seems like many grown-ups I know could use a crash course in socio-emotional learning too, but all joking aside, nurturing your child’s socio-emotional learning is everything and cannot be ignored. In fact, some experts believe that we need to pay more attention to our kids’ socio-emotional growth than things like academic greatness or other outward successes.Read More

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