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Give kids a strong start with social-emotional learning



Mental health, Positive behavior supports, Social-emotional development

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Sara A. Whitcomb Ph.D., Danielle M. Parisi Damico Ph.D., Dianna Carrizales-Engelmann Ph.D., Laura L. Feuerborn Ph.D., Barbara A. Gueldner Ph.D., Oanh K. Tran Ph.D.

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Summertime is prime time for children to flex their social-emotional muscles: more free rein to express their emotions, interact with friends, negotiate play. A solid foundation of social-emotional skills also pays great dividends in the classroom. When you’re ready to look ahead to next school year, consider taking a peek at the Strong Kids social-emotional program. With semi-scripted lessons for five different grade ranges, you’ll give your students vital practice in identifying their feelings, managing their emotions, and regulating their behavior.

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