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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

‘Inside Out’ Teaches Lessons for All Ages

‘Inside Out’ Teaches Lessons for All Ages

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

US News University Directory ~ June 20th, 2015 | Don’t be fooled by the animation, Pixar’s newest film “Inside Out is so much more than a cute summer movie. There is a deeper lesson hidden beneath the film’s premise of a young girl’s emotions (Joy, Disgust, Sadness, Anger and Fear) … read more

Dena Simmons Named Pahara NextGen Leader

Dena Simmons Named Pahara NextGen Leader

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

Dena Simmons, Ed.D., the Director of School Initiatives at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence has been selected as one of twenty-five Fall 2015 Pahara NextGen Fellows to help advance the mission of the Pahara Institute’s NextGen Network. The Pahara Institute is a national nonprofit organization focused on … read more

Dr. Marc Brackett, The Emotion Revolution Survey for High School Students

Dr. Marc Brackett, The Emotion Revolution Survey for High School Students

Posted on Jun 22, 2015

101.9 Kink.FM Radio ~ June 18th, 2015 | Dr. Marc Brackett of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence speaks with 101.9 Kink.FM Radio Station in Portland, Oregon about the Emotion Revolution, a joint initiative between the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Born This Way Foundation to build awareness around … read more

Emotional Education Could Be Just As Important as Academic Education

Emotional Education Could Be Just As Important as Academic Education

Posted on Jun 19, 2015

Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls ~ June 15th, 2015 |  We’ve all been there, Smarties: someone next to you at school or during an activity does something that makes you really mad, or sad, or embarrassed. You can feel overwhelmed with your emotion and it can feel impossible to get back to focusing on what you were … read more

An Emotion Revolution in our Nation’s Schools

An Emotion Revolution in our Nation’s Schools

Posted on Jun 10, 2015

stopbullying.gov ~ June 10th, 2015 | The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence in partnership with Born This Way Foundation (founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta) are launching a national campaign, the Emotion Revolution, to learn more about how high school students currently feel in school, how … read more

Survey Says Even Children As Young As 8 Years Old Are Bullied Online

Posted on Jun 10, 2015

International Business Times ~ June 10th, 2015 |  In the digital age and the popularity of social media sites, children have been spending most of their time on the Internet, thus exposing them to possible bullying. According to a new report by the Mirror, eleven percent of eight- to 16-year-olds have been bullied … read more

Harlem Students Cultivate Emotional Intelligence, Lead Each Other in Meditation

Harlem Students Cultivate Emotional Intelligence, Lead Each Other in Meditation

Posted on Jun 5, 2015

Time Warner Cable News ~ June 5th, 2015 | “Please close your eyes. Take a deep breath, in through your nose, out through your mouth. Again,” one student says while others are calmly sitting at their desks with their eyes closed. It’s meditation time, and it happens every day in every classroom at … read more