I have been working in the area of social and emotional learning for over 10 years. Over those years I have learned that building a connection with a caring, compassionate adult is so important in the life of a child – an adult who will listen and make a serious attempt to understand the child. These are 10 simple actions you can take to build compassion.
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I can feel a shift, a change, compared to the education of the past. Can you feel it, too? Here are hints about what needs to change in the way schools educate students.
Last July my daughter and I were attending our local county fair when we ran into a friend of mine. In the conversation, we started talking about my friend’s daughter who was on a six-month high school exchange in New Zealand. She was attending school in New Zealand for the first six months of herRead more about My Daughter is Off to Europe[…]