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The Impact of Early Social-Emotional Development

Read this excerpt from Early Social-Emotional Development for an overview of early growth and learning across developmental domains from birth–5, with particular emphasis on the components of emotional development in young children with and without special needs. Read More

Give kids a strong start with social-emotional learning

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. Read More

Bolster behavior with these tips and tools

When students have trouble regulating their behavior, it makes learning a challenge. Many schools have PBIS programs in place to support positive behavior. How can you be sure yours is working? To find out, learn about a PBIS self-assessment your school can take to clearly pinpoint what you're doing well and what you should target in the year ahead. At the same time, put these tips and tools in the hands of teachers and counselors to help better bolster behavior at every level. Read More