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Before Students Arrive, Fitchburg Teachers Learn How To Deal With Emotions

Posted on Aug 28, 2015

Sentinel & Enterprise News ~ August 26th, 2015 | FITCHBURG — For their first day of the new school year, Fitchburg Public School teachers got a lesson of their own — on emotional intelligence. On Tuesday morning, 355 teachers from Fitchburg’s 11 public schools reported to Fitchburg High School … read more

It’s Time for an Emotion Revolution!

Posted on Aug 27, 2015

The Huffington Post Blog ~ August 26th, 2015 | I recently had the inspiring experience of sitting down with Robin Stern, Ph.D., the associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, to discuss the upcoming Emotional Revolution Summit (ERS)– a game-changing effort between the Yale Center for … read more

Bullying in Connecticut: Addressing the Problem in the Schoolyard and Online

Bullying in Connecticut: Addressing the Problem in the Schoolyard and Online

Posted on Aug 18, 2015

WNPR.org ~ August 17th, 2015 | Bullying can take the form of spreading rumors, making threats, and physical or verbal abuse — in-person and online. An online system created by Facebook with help from the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence is helping kids more easily report troubling content on the site. … read more

President Salovey honored by the American Psychological Association

President Salovey honored by the American Psychological Association

Posted on Aug 17, 2015

YaleNews ~ August 12th, 2015 | President Peter Salovey is the recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Contribution Award by a Senior Professional from the Division of Health Psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA) announced at its annual convention on Aug. 8. Full Article … read more

Blumenthal, Sandy Hook Parent to Push Social/Emotional Learning

Posted on Aug 11, 2015

CTPost.com ~ August 10th, 2015 | This could be the year of reading, writing and social/emotional health. For more than a year now, the Bridgeport Public School system has been working toward the roll out of a new Yale University Center for Emotional Intelligence program that promises to change the culture of the city … read more

Bill Named For Sandy Hook Victim Passes U.S. Senate

Bill Named For Sandy Hook Victim Passes U.S. Senate

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

WTNH.com ~ July 17th, 2015 | HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) —It has become almost legendary that Jesse Lewis, one of the children shot and killed at Sandy Hook, left a scribbled message on the chalkboard in the family kitchen that said “Nurturing, healing, love.” Ironically, those three words are components of what’s “social … read more

How To Avoid The Empathy Trap

How To Avoid The Empathy Trap

Posted on Jul 9, 2015

Greater Good Science Center ~ July 7th, 2015 | Empathy is having its moment. The ability to feel what another person is feeling, from that person’s perspective, generates lots of press as the ultimate positive value and the pathway to a kinder, less violent world. Schools across the country are teaching empathy to … read more

GreatSchools Site Partners With Yale Scholars on ‘Emotional Intelligence’

GreatSchools Site Partners With Yale Scholars on ‘Emotional Intelligence’

Posted on Jun 25, 2015

Education Week ~ June 24th, 2015 | GreatSchools, probably best known for providing parents with online ratings of schools, is launching an effort to give families a very different set of resources—focused on cultivating “emotional smarts” in children.  The nonprofit organization, which has created … read more

GreatSchools Partners With Yale For ‘Emotional Smarts’ Tools

Posted on Jun 25, 2015

Education World ~ June 24th, 2015 | GreatSchools, a national nonprofit parent guide, is collaborating with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence for the launch a new set of tools called “Emotional Smarts.”  These tools are created for parents to help their children develop emotional intelligence, build … read more

The Age of Emotional Intelligence

The Age of Emotional Intelligence

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

AtlanticLIVE ~ June 16th, 2015 | Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, shares his expertise with the inaugural Atlantic Education Summit. See more from the Atlantic Education Summit at … read more