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CASEL - CASEL. SEL Providers Council. 21 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social-Emotional Learning. While the impact of the new federal education law ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) has yet to be realized, there’s one change that is welcome to educators. It is the shift in emphasis from the prescriptive testing and accountability requirements of No Child Left Behind to a broader definition of success, including recognition of the value of non-academic concepts and “whole child” issues. Newsela – Search – social emotional learning. UBC SEL Resource Finder - SEL Resources.

An Online Gratitude Journal Zest is a free downloadable app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch that helps you to remember and appreciate the … Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies This volume, edited by Dr.

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Karen Harris, Professor of Special Education at Arizona State University, and Dr. Lynn Meltzer, Professor … Multi-lingual brochures for parents These brochures were developed as part of the “New In Canada” Parenting Support Series, created by Childminding Monitoring, Advisory and … CSEFEL: Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning. Promoting Social and Emotional Competence: These modules were designed based on input gathered during focus groups with program administrators, T/TA providers, early educators, and family members about the types and content of training that would be most useful in addressing the social-emotional needs of young children.

CSEFEL: Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

The content of the modules is consistent with evidence-based practices identified through a thorough review of the literature. Preschool Modules (English and Spanish Versions) Infant Toddler Modules (click here for Spanish versions) Modules last updated: May 2006 View Module Archive for Modules from 2003. The Archive has has Spanish and HTML versions available. Click here to see the Teaching Pyramid Article View Ordering Information (PDF) Therapists Self-Regulation Program for Child and Adults.

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Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum. Preschool (PreK) Second Step SEL for Early Learning helps your youngest learners benefit more from preschool and prepare for kindergarten.

Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum

They’ll learn skills to help them pay attention, remember directions, and manage their behavior. Learn More Elementary With age-appropriate lessons, Second Step SEL for K–5 features catchy songs, fun games, and other engaging activities that develop social-emotional skills. Learn More Middle School The new Second Step Middle School Program is SEL that brings together today’s technology, the latest in developmental research, and feedback from actual classrooms. RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy.

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SEL PAIS: Tips and Tricks: Implementing Character Education Work. SEL Practical Tips. Jungle Drums. What is Meditation / Mindfulness Good for? — Information is Beautiful. How to Meditate - Well Guides. Mindfulness Articles - Positive Psychology Program. Mindful - taking time for what matters. SEL Books. SEL Curriculum/Training. Meditation Techniques For People Who Hate Meditation. It’s rare to go a week in 2016 without some new development or rumor coming out of the streaming music industry.

Meditation Techniques For People Who Hate Meditation

But seldom are these tidbits as interesting—or potentially consequential—as the news this week that Spotify is in "advanced talks" to acquire SoundCloud, according to the Financial Times. The deal is by no means set in stone—Recode reports that it’s "more talk and less action" at this point—but it would certainly make a ton of sense. Not only would it shake up the constantly shifting streaming market by combining two major players, but a Spotify-SoundCloud merger would solve some very significant problems for both companies.

100 Benefits Of Meditation. Find Out How You Can Ease Chronic Illness With Meditation and Mindfulness. A novel study suggests that meditation and mindfulness can greatly improve the lives of people with chronic illness, particularly those with diabetes mellitus or coronary heart disease.

Find Out How You Can Ease Chronic Illness With Meditation and Mindfulness

Instead of worrying about the past or the future, patients begin to gently accept the limitations of their illness and focus on what is possible and beneficial in the present moment. The study, published in Behavioral Medicine, found that patients who practice meditation and mindfulness experience better sleep and relaxation patterns and have a more accepting outlook toward living with a long-term illness. Negative thought patterns, such as worry and thought suppression, are also greatly reduced. Thought suppression occurs when a person tries to stop thinking about a specific undesirable thought — often causing it to come back even stronger.

This is the known as the “white elephant” effect. This peaceful state of mind is also brought about through mindfulness. Using Your Senses to Gain a Richer Life. Being present is the essence of a mindfulness meditation practice.

Using Your Senses to Gain a Richer Life

When we think of meditation, we often think of sitting on the floor, eyes closed, legs crossed, chanting “om,” but you don’t have to begin here — nor do you have to chant om. Actual “sitting” practice is what we call formal practice. Informal practice is bringing presence into our daily lives, when our eyes are wide open. We can enter our lives with more presence through our five senses. Our senses are the way we interpret and experience the world. 8 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Life. By Kristine Crane for US News Shrimati Bhanu Narasimhan, a petite Indian woman wrapped in a bright fuchsia sari, has a soft voice but a big presence.

8 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Life

She holds the rapt attention of some 100 people who have come to learn how to meditate at the Art of Living Center in the District of Columbia. The type of meditation she teaches is called Sahaj, Sanskrit for effortless. Becoming a Better Man Through Meditation. Every once in a while in life, you realize you’re stuck.

Becoming a Better Man Through Meditation

You’re not evolving. You’re caught in a bad pattern. And you know you’d better do something about it quick or your life is going to be on replay for the next 30 years. A little over a year ago, that’s exactly what happened to me. It wasn’t the first time I realized I needed to make a change, and it probably won’t be the last either. The evidence was everywhere: I snapped easily when frustrated. It was getting a little ridiculous. How to Find Your Life Purpose: An Unconventional Approach.

By Leo Babauta Let’s say you’re feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can’t find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is.

How to Find Your Life Purpose: An Unconventional Approach

You’re in good company — most people are in the same boat. Now, there about a million things online telling you how to find your passion in life, and that’s a good thing.

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