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This research summary looks at how parents’ views on failure influences children’s mindsets on intelligence. A fascinating look at how children form mindsets about intelligence – a must read for educators and parents.
In this short video, students watch Mojo the green monster become a director of a play, only to have things go terribly wrong when the stress of putting on the play leads to fights on the set. With Bruce’s guidance, will Mojo be able to save his play? Hint: increasing empathy plays a role!
This art exercise uses the iceberg metaphor to teach students about feelings and learn appropriate, alternative responses to challenging situations
Enhance Emotional Literacy Navigate Emotions SEL
In this video, MOJO the friendly monster discovers a secret about his brain that will change the way he sees the world. A great example of how a growth mindset is essential for children to succeed in school and in life.
These slides delve into research on the power of naming and renaming emotions. Whether you are feeling anxious before a presentation, frustrated in traffic, or scared of an upcoming change in your life, these research studies offer powerful evidence that you can more effectively navigate your emotions.
Navigate Emotions research
This social emotional learning lesson helps students master listening skills. Students learn how to listen to others as they express opinions, navigate their own emotions, pause before responding, and present their opinion respectfully.
children communication SEL
In this fascinating video from The Atlantic, Olga Khazan tests recent research findings that the best way to overcome anxiety actually isn’t to try and calm down, but rather to embrace the excitement of your feelings. A fascinating strategy for navigating emotions.
In this blog post from Teaching Tolerance, a teacher discusses the ongoing process of teaching conflict resolution in his kindergarten classroom, because “how we help children understand and defuse conflicts just might make the difference between success and failure when the next challenge comes their way.” The original post can be found here: http://www.tolerance.org/blog/conflict-resolution-skills-start-preschool