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Bill Aims To Bring Social-Emotional Learning to Teaching Curriculum Nationwide

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

Yale Daily News ~ April 23rd, 2015 | A new bill sponsored by Connecticut representatives from the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate aims to provide teachers with the tools and training to support students’ social and emotional learning. Full Article … read more

It’s Time For An Emotion Revolution In Our Nation’s Schools

It’s Time For An Emotion Revolution In Our Nation’s Schools

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

ASCD InService ~ April 23rd, 2015 | This April, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and the Born This Way Foundation (co-founded by Lady Gaga and her mom, Cynthia Germanotta) launched a national campaign called the Emotion Revolution to enlist high school students to help create schools and communities where … read more

Bendigo Teachers See Emotional Intelligence Curriculum As Future Of Education

Bendigo Teachers See Emotional Intelligence Curriculum As Future Of Education

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

International Business Times ~ April 22nd, 2015 | While the Australian education department is doing its best to cope with the ever-changing landscape of global education, many teachers remain doubtful of its efforts’ efficacy to prepare the children for the future. For the teachers at Girton Grammar School in … read more

6-Year-Old Sandy Hook Victim Inspires New Federal Bill Offering Emotional Learning Programs

6-Year-Old Sandy Hook Victim Inspires New Federal Bill Offering Emotional Learning Programs

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

iSchoolGuide.com ~ April 21st, 2015 | A new federal legislation would provide teacher training programs focusing on social and emotional learning. The bill was introduced in honor of a 6-year-old student, who wrote three words on the kitchen chalkboard just days before he died in the Sandy Hook tragedy: nurturing, … read more

Social and Emotional Learning Could Be Coming to Connecticut Classrooms

Social and Emotional Learning Could Be Coming to Connecticut Classrooms

Posted on Apr 23, 2015

WNPR.org ~ April 21st, 2015 | Scarlett Lewis is on a mission. She lost her six-year-old son, Jesse, during the 2012 Newtown school shooting that left 20 children and six educators dead. But somehow, through something barely short of a miracle, she’s been able to use that pain and turn it into something powerful. Full … read more

Honoring Newtown Victim Jesse Lewis, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Introduces Legislation to Bring Social and Emotional Learning to America’s Classrooms

Honoring Newtown Victim Jesse Lewis, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal Introduces Legislation to Bring Social and Emotional Learning to America’s Classrooms

Posted on Apr 16, 2015

HamletHub.com  ~ April 15th, 2015 | Following the December 2012 shooting tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School that claimed the lives of 20 young students and six educators, Newtown resident Scarlett Lewis — whose six-year-old son Jesse was one of the 26 victims — joined Connecticut’s political … read more

Raising Lady Gaga: Cynthia Germanotta on Why It’s Time for an Emotion Revolution

Raising Lady Gaga: Cynthia Germanotta on Why It’s Time for an Emotion Revolution

Posted on Apr 15, 2015

The Daily Beast ~ April 15th, 2015 | As a mom, it’s difficult to watch your child struggle. Whether the obstacles your child faces are physical, academic, or social, you want to do everything you can to help. But too often as a parent, you feel like you don’t have the tools you need to guide your child through the … read more

Proposed Federal Law To Be Named For Sandy Hook Victim

Proposed Federal Law To Be Named For Sandy Hook Victim

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

WTNH.com ~ April 13th, 2015 | Hartford, Conn. (WTNH) Connecticut’s members are pushing for a new federal law to honor one of the first graders killed in the tragedy at Sandy Hook.  It’s a law aimed at helping teachers recognize and teach what’s called ‘Social and Emotional’ learning. Full Article … read more

Sandy Hook Victim Inspires National Education Bill

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

Newstime.com ~ April 13th, 2015 | Days before his death, 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled three words on his mother’s kitchen chalkboard in their Newtown home that could now prompt a national change in teacher training. Those three words — nurturing, healing and love — became the inspiration for a … read more

In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students’ Social, Emotional Well-Being

In Honor Of Jesse Lewis, A Plan To Deal With Students’ Social, Emotional Well-Being

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

CT Now ~ April 13th, 2015 | HARTFORD — A proposed federal law named after one of the children murdered in the Sandy Hook Elementary School will help teachers provide social and emotional support to their students. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal announced Monday at a press conference that he will introduce this … read more