Emotions App for Schools – Support the Crowdfund

What if educators gave more attention to student’s feeling? What if students communicated their emotions in a way that adults could “get it” and support their needs? What if a wonderful team of educators in Spain was building an app to make it happen, and there was just 5 days left to support them? Six Seconds […]

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Can You Show Real Business Value from Emotional Intelligence?

  “I see great power in emotional intelligence, but how can you actually create VALUE with it in a business?”  While I’ve heard variations on this question for years, I was surprised that it came up from an experienced coach working with a well-respected emotional intelligence assessment. I’ve come to see that for many people, […]

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The Case for Social Emotional Learning

What is emotional intelligence and why does it matter in education? What does current research say about “social emotional learning”? In simple terms, emotional intelligence (sometimes called “EQ”) is the ability to use emotions effectively and productively. Since the publication of the initial research in 1990, innovative schools and educational organizations have begun integrating emotional intelligence […]

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Giving Time to Your Child

I found preschool playtime was often mind-numbingly-exhausting. We’d stumble into a game like stacking up blocks and knocking them down, and the kids would want to endlessly repeat it. Again! Again! It was moderately amusing the first three times, but by the 20th… well. Here’s a great cartoon about this experience – can you relate? […]

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