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Robotics Support Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Posted on May 26, 2015

Yale News ~ May 26th, 2015 | Researchers at the Yale Emotional Intelligence Center wanted to create a safe environment for children to discuss difficult issues they face in the classroom, so they turned to two sympathetic friends — little yellow robots named Leo and … read more

Emotional INTELLIGENCE = Emotional RESILIENCE

Posted on May 26, 2015

The Spokesman-Review ~ May 24th, 2015 | What is the Emotion Revolution? Pay attention to that term: Emotion Revolution. It’s a focal point of Born This Way Foundation, which Lady Gaga formed in 2012 as a means of – and this comes directly from the organization’s web site – “connecting young people in safe ways and … read more

67 Influential Educators Who Are Changing the Way We Learn in 2015

67 Influential Educators Who Are Changing the Way We Learn in 2015

Posted on May 22, 2015

Noodle.com ~ May 20th, 2015 | At one point in your life — if you are lucky — an inspiring leader will change the way you see the world. All of the educators on this list have done that, in various ways, for students, teachers, and lifelong learners across the globe. They’ve created cutting-edge tools to increase … read more

Teaching Teenagers to Develop Their Emotional Intelligence

Teaching Teenagers to Develop Their Emotional Intelligence

Posted on May 19, 2015

Harvard Business Review ~ May 19th, 2015 | If the U.S. is going to remain competitive in an increasingly global business environment, we need a future workforce that’s prepared. But the reality is that the youth who will be tomorrow’s innovators, educators, politicians, and business professionals aren’t ready to meet … read more

State Officials Announce Yale-Inspired Emotion Revolution Initiative

State Officials Announce Yale-Inspired Emotion Revolution Initiative

Posted on May 11, 2015

YaleNews ~ May 11th, 2015 | On May 11, Connecticut state officials officially launched the Yale-inspired Emotion Revolution, which aims to engage high school students in a dialogue about how they want to feel in school. State Senator Gayle S. Slossberg (D-Milford) joined East Hartford High School students, the … read more

Emotional Learning Took Root In Bellevue With Training (And Paying Teachers To Attend It)

Emotional Learning Took Root In Bellevue With Training (And Paying Teachers To Attend It)

Posted on May 7, 2015

The Seattle Times ~ May 7th, 2015 | There are plenty of social emotional programs offering districts help, but Bellevue is sticking with one to make sure that it is put into practice carefully, with the right training for teachers. The Bellevue School District, as described in an Education Lab story on Wednesday, … read more

Emotional Training Isn’t Just For Kids In The Bellevue School District

Emotional Training Isn’t Just For Kids In The Bellevue School District

Posted on May 7, 2015

The Seattle Times ~ May 6th, 2015 | A key part of the effort to build Bellevue students’ emotional skills is getting buy-in from teachers and other adults in the school district. Last year, almost every school staff or district team created and agreed to a charter that outlines how they want to feel at work, what … read more

Bellevue Schools Teach Emotional Smarts to Help Boost Academic Success

Bellevue Schools Teach Emotional Smarts to Help Boost Academic Success

Posted on May 6, 2015

The Seattle Times ~ May 5th, 2015 | Emotions once were considered separate from thinking, bubbling up from the ancient depths of our brain — distractions to be squelched, not studied. But the past three decades of brain research have shown that thinking and feeling are intertwined in complex ways affecting attention, … read more

Stop Telling Students They’re Messed Up and Start Doing Something About It

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

The Huffington Post ~ April 29th, 2015 | Every week I read new studies, reports or articles letting us know what’s wrong with young people today. They’re stressed out more than ever. They’re being bullied. They’re killing themselves. They’re not sleeping. They’re abusing … read more

It’s Time to Listen: Launching an Emotion Revolution in Our Nation’s High Schools

Posted on Apr 30, 2015

NAIS.org ~ April 30th, 2015 | ​This April, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Born This Way Foundation (co-founded by Lady Gaga and her mom, Cynthia Germanotta) launched a national campaign, the Emotion Revolution to engage high school students in a conversation about how to create schools and communities … read more