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Schools Teach Emotional Learning

Schools Teach Emotional Learning

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

The Now News ~ February 23rd, 2015 | Recognizing the importance of social and emotional learning is now a rule of thumb at Coquitlam’s Hampton Park Elementary. “If you can name your emotion, and you can recognize your emotion, you can regulate your emotion, you can better communicate with others, which … read more

Reimagine Learning Initiative

Posted on Feb 18, 2015

PR Newswire ~ Feb. 17, 2015 | Reimagine Learning, an initiative designed to support schools and communities in the creation of learning environments that will help unleash individual promise and creativity in all children, was launched this week in New York City. Reimagine Learning will bring new energy to the … read more

Give Our Children A Strong Start

Give Our Children A Strong Start

Posted on Feb 11, 2015

The Hill ~ Parents everywhere want to do right by their children, but their ability to do so depends in large part on whether their country cares to help. Policies like The FAMILY Act make eminent good sense. In the coming debate over this Act, let us remember that some of the Americans paid leave most affects are … read more

Music, Nurses, Tutors on School Official’s Wishlist

Posted on Feb 10, 2015

CT Post ~ Next year, the Bridgeport School District will be adding Yale University’s RULER program — an acronym for Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing and Regulating emotions — developed by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Full Article … read more

How to Overcome Distraction, Seize the ‘Meta-Moment’ and Do the Right Thing

How to Overcome Distraction, Seize the ‘Meta-Moment’ and Do the Right Thing

Posted on Feb 2, 2015

LA Times ~ Mindfulness has become a buzzword — a Google search turns up more than 25 million hits. But it is something we can learn. As a way to fine-tune our responses, it may be the one “technology” that allows us to survive our current epidemic of distraction. It can improve our relationships. It might even save … read more

From a One-Bedroom Bronx Apartment to Yale University: Dr. Dena Simmons

From a One-Bedroom Bronx Apartment to Yale University: Dr. Dena Simmons

Posted on Jan 8, 2015

The Huffington Post ~ During her childhood, unsung heroine Dr. Dena Simmons often slept with the sound of gunshots echoing in the background of her family’s one-bedroom apartment…She now serves as the Associate Director of School Initiatives at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Through her … read more

Peace

Posted on Dec 22, 2014

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Here’s why you can’t say ‘No’ to that boring date

Here’s why you can’t say ‘No’ to that boring date

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

Rejecting a date offer can be too uncomfortable for people, which is why many singles cannot say “no,” research shows. The journal of Psychological Science recently published a study from the University of Toronto and Yale University that found people struggle to reject an undesirable potential date when … read more

In ‘Human Ecosystems’ exhibit, Yale World Fellow explores the digital life of New Haven

In ‘Human Ecosystems’ exhibit, Yale World Fellow explores the digital life of New Haven

Posted on Dec 11, 2014

What if you could tap into the heartbeat of a city, its emotions, its thousands of simultaneous conversations, its concerns, its ever-changing patterns of connections and relationships — through social networks? And what if you could use that information to bolster research, to build stronger policies, to create … read more

Q&A: Tackling Emotions at Facebook

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

The Yale Daily News ~ Marc Brackett is the director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, a faculty fellow at the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy, and a senior research scientist in the psychology department. He is the co-creator of RULER, an evidence-based program aimed at … read more