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How Emotional Intelligence Interfaces with SEL

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE: HOW IT INTERFACES WITH SEL Tuesday, 19 July 2016 09:36 We all know social and emotional skills are important to develop in youth, but the learning doesn't have to stop there. Similar competencies in adults, known as emotional intelligence,...

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Teen Girls Are Roasting Boys Online in New Cyberbullying Trend

Inspired by the notorious "Roast Me" Reddit forum, teenagers are now bullying each other under the guise of crushing honesty. Has there ever been as damaging a word as "banter?" Used euphemistically—mainly in the UK—to excuse a huge gamut of online and offline abuse,...

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5 Ways to Build Strong Relationships with Families

5 Ways to Build Strong Relationships with Families Family engagement has a life-long impact on the lives of children and comes in many forms. As professionals in the field of afterschool and expanded learning, it is important to remember that even though we may not...

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Best Practices to Prevent Bullying on Field Trips

Talk Tuesday: Best Practices to Prevent Bullying on Field Trips Like children, bullying comes in many shapes and sizes. According to a survey by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 90 percent of ninth- to 12th-grade American students have experienced...

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