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If you want your children to succeed teach them to share in kindergarten

In working with at-risk youth for over 20 years and earning my doctoral degree in education, with a specialization in social and emotional learning, I found this article particularly illuminating as it details the importance of sharing in the ultimate success of a child. This extremely important interpersonal skill is crucial for success in...

Source: Author Emma Brown

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Implement Social and Emotional Programs Early for Success

Time To Sign are the leaders in utilizing games, fun, songs, and American Sign Language to help our children become better social and emotional people.  "Social and Emotional People" are more compassionate, they don't bully; they care for their friends; and they have fewer errors in behavior. In fact, this is not just for young children. Time...

Source: Laura Berg, Babies and Sign Language

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Connections with your Children that you never thought Possible

Time to Sign realizes what is happening in our homes and in our schools. Our children are faced with so much outside influence with technology and adult problems, that they don't learn how to develop properly with social and emotional intelligence. This is evident in the lack of self esteem and confidence, and the ability to problem solve.  Self...

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19 year study highlights the importance of social and emotional learning

In working with at-risk youth for over 20 years and earning my doctoral degree in education, with a specialization in social and emotional learning, I found this article particularly illuminating as it details how these skills are more important than IQ (brain power) in the ultimate success of a child. Self-control was also rated by kindergarten teachers...

Source: Evan Porter - Upworthy

Tags: early learning

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Young Boys and the Need to Develop Empathy

Doyin Richards previously wrote an article on boys need to better develop the skill of empathy (see below). This is key for them in the future as husband and fathers, but is often not done because it does not align with social norms, which after you read this you will agree need to be changed. Without the skill of empathy boys head down a negative path...

Source: Article by Doyin Richards

Tags: boys empathy social

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