Jeneva Emken

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The Power of Parenting with Social and Emotional Learning

<i>Jennifer Miller</i><p>On the one hundredth day of school, my son's teacher morphed each first grade child's photograph into an elderly individual with the facial lines of life experience and asked, "What do you want to be like when you are 100?" My son wrote in response, "I want to be kind to kids." And I …

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

What is social emotional development and how can you support it? This five-page resource provides the definition of social emotional development and …

Parenting

A Parent's Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

Resources by Topic:<p>Encouraging Kindness and Empathy<p>Cultivating Kindness and Compassion in Children (Center for Child and Family Well-Being, …

Social and Emotional Learning: Strategies for Parents

Here are some specific steps you can take to nurture an emotionally intelligent child, and additional resources you can use to learn more about …

Building Your Child's Social and Emotional Skills

Developing learning habits like perseverance, hard work, and curiosity helps children achieve more in school--and later in college, work, and life.<p><b>1.</b> …

Is Grit Overrated?

The downsides of dogged, single-minded persistence<p>“Where does the power come from to see the race to its end?” asks the Scottish sprinter Eric Liddell in a scene from <i>Chariots of Fire</i>. His answer—“from within”—was until recently about as far as we’d come in understanding the roots of dogged …

Self-improvement

3 Ways to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

“How can we motivate and engage students?”<p>It’s a difficult question that many educators grapple with. Why is Anna jumping out of her seat to ask a …

7 Most Addictive Under-the-Radar Shows to Binge on Netflix

Because you can't just keep rewatching Gilmore Girls.<p>1. <i>The Lizzie Borden Chronicles</i>(above)<p>If you didn't catch Christina Ricci's Lifetime series about the life of accused ax murderer Lizzie Borden (and — sorry Christina! — most people didn't), now's the perfect time to catch up. The series picks up …

Create Android and iPhone App, Free, No Coding Required

Once purchased, the template will be available for you anytime when you start creating new mobile app with iBuildApp.<p><b>After purchasing you may use the</b> …

Apps

Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life

Research shows that teaching kids things like perseverance and self-control can improve their health, academic achievement, and happiness in life.<p>But teaching character, or social and emotional learning, has proven dicey. The science was sometimes squishy, the curriculum often felt driven by those …

Connections Academy Course Catalog 2018-19 Connections Academy Program Guide

National Association for Family, School and Community Engagement

Build your capacity through nAFSCE Professional Learning Programs<p>NAFSCE’s professional learning programs improve the skills and knowledge of family …

Online Life

Project Appleseed engages parental involvement in public schools. We provide resources for families who want to be engaged in their children's education.

Plan your Open House.: A parent night is a great opportunity to connect with your students’ parents, familiarize them with your teaching style and …

12 Conversation Starters on What Parents Want You (Teachers) to Know

Every Home Situation Is Different<p><i>"My first grade daughter's father and I do not live together and have extremely different parenting</b> …

Teaching

The question of homework: Should our kids have it at all?

By Lauren Knight<p>I watch as my 8-year-old pushes through the front door ahead of me, tosses his coat to the right, somewhere in the direction of the coat hooks lined along the entryway, kicks off his shoes slightly further down the line, and grabs the thick sixth book of Harry Potter, which he is …

Here’s why I said no to homework for my elementary-aged kids | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>Here’s a shocking thought: What if <i>not</i> doing homework was better for your kids? Would you still make them do it?<p>We want what’s best for our children, and when kids hit school age we follow the …

Principal: What happened when my school ended useless homework

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>Anyone who closely follows the debate about the value of homework at different grades knows about a famous meta-analysis of previous research on the subject, published in 2006 by researcher Harris Cooper and colleagues, which found that homework in elementary school does …

Teaching

Research Finds Effects Of Homework On Elementary Students

Children, just like adults, can be depressed. Sometimes seemingly normal children with no major life issues can become depressed. It is the result of …

Treating anxiety, depression can help global economy, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> One moment she's dolled up, smiling effortlessly toward the camera. The next she's in bed, in tears, just trying to calm down.<p>When a panic attack strikes, Amber Smith's world stops. The Rugby, England, resident posted photos on Facebook last week to show how dramatic a panic attack can …

Depression

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Introducing the Growth Mindset Course for Parents

Parents always ask us,<p>“What can I do to help my kids develop a growth mindset?”<p>A growth mindset is simply the belief that you can develop your …

Why Pinterest makes no money but is now worth $3.8 billion

AllThingsD just broke the news that Pinterest has raised another huge round with an even fatter valuation, and it's done it without any revenue to …

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Google+

Thinking Outside the Board – How to Use Pinterest Creatively

Advertisement<p>Pinterest is a powerful tool that should be used for more than just daydreaming about weddings, impossible fitness challenges, and …

Make Better Use of Pinterest With These 5 Pinterest Tools

Advertisement<p>Whether you’ve already fallen for Pinterest or not, no one can deny the new network’s popularity. Instead of sharing your thoughts or …