Articles by tag: social-emotional learning

National Bullying Prevention Month: Hey Dude, Nice Shoes

National Bullying Prevention Month

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Carolyn Jennings-Brown, Founder and Program Director of “Hey Dude, Nice Shoes” to discuss the importance of: Raising awareness about bullying and shifting the focus from merely identifying the problem to finding solutions and promoting…

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Less is More: How One University Uses Digital Signage in Schools to Encourage Face-to-Face Interactions and Build Relationships

In today’s tech-driven world, schools and digital signage firms are partnering to launch digital signage in schools to assist with safety communications, advance social-emotional learning (SEL) initiatives, and foster community and engagement among their students. Moravian University, a private liberal arts university in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, is pioneering a unique approach when using digital signage…

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Education & EdTech
The True Value of Leadership Training

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Life is about change. It can be hard and…

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The Power of Helping Students Discover Their Voice

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Technology to support the learning experience is wide-ranging, and…

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How Can the Digital Divide in Education be Eliminated?

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications. Now that school districts have been in the…

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How SEL Needs to Work in Everyday Teaching and Learning

Lupita Knittel believes that before we get back normal, whatever that is, education needs to build a new foundation. Forget curricula and assessments, and metrics, the importance of emotional health, for both students and teachers, needs to be the new priority. On this episode of EdTech Today, host Kevin Hogan sits down with Knittel to…

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EmpowerU Launches Tech-Powered Solution to Address Student Anxiety and Depression

EmpowerU today announced this week that the company has secured $1 million in seed funding to launch its highly personalized, tech-powered, social-emotional learning solution nationwide. The funding will fuel EmpowerU’s efforts to bring much-needed mental health support to students beyond Minnesota, where more than 1,000 students have already benefited with improved wellbeing, confidence, and hope….

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Aligning, Appraising, and Simplifying Scientific Data Strengthens Promotional Claims
June 20, 2024

The pharmaceutical industry faces the challenge of converting complex medical and scientific information into clear, effective promotional claims. This process is critical as it balances the need for accurate scientific communication with the requirement for impactful marketing. The stakes are high, as promotional materials must adhere to stringent regulatory standards while also appealing to…

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Defining Goals, Leveraging Technology, and Planning Ahead are Essential for Successful Promotional Review Meetings
June 20, 2024

Today’s fast-paced business environment demands effective review of promotional content. Ensuring all promotional materials are compliant, accurate, and impactful has become crucial. This necessity has given rise to structured promotional review meetings, a trend essential for maintaining quality and compliance in marketing efforts. These meetings facilitate collaboration, ensure adherence to regulatory standards, and help…

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Moving Forward with Fans First
June 20, 2024

In a compelling conversation on fostering innovation within corporate culture, Jesse Cole of the Savannah Bananas highlights the importance of embracing change as a tool for continuous improvement. Cole underscores that change should not be seen as change for its own sake but as an essential part of striving to better serve customers and…

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Achieving Work-Life Balance and Emotional Sobriety with Matt Seefeld
June 20, 2024

This episode of the Growthwell podcast, hosted by Josh Byrd, focuses on achieving a meaningful work-life balance. The discussion examines trends and personal strategies for balancing professional growth and individual well-being. This episode is particularly relevant in post-COVID work dynamics and the increasing importance of mental health. This episode’s guest is Matt Seefeld, EVP…

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How to Make Virtual Learning Real
October 27, 2020

Angela Maiers has been into social-emotional learning since before it was cool. From the start of the pandemic, the author, speaker, consultant, and founder of the Choose2matter initiative has been devising new and innovative ways to make these remote tools and platforms more humane. In this episode, Angela shares those ideas for the betterment of…

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How Do Teachers Maintain Student Relationships via Zoom?
October 9, 2020

Before they help the students, teachers have to help themselves. That is just one of the many insightful points Alia Jackson, President of 321insight presses on this episode. Social Emotional Learning, once maybe an afterthought before the pandemic, is now first and foremost in the minds of educators. Alia breaks down how to do it….

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The IRC and LEGO Foundation partner to bring remote-learning opportunities to refugees
September 28, 2020

COVID-19 has devastated communities all around the globe, continuing to result in long-term consequences for families and their wellbeing, especially for those in countries and communities already reeling from years of war and instability. In addition to the pandemic’s effect on families’ health, economic livelihoods, and more, COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on children’s…

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3 Crucial Educational Developments of 2020
September 11, 2020

As the pandemic continues to reshape education, new trends are emerging in the way we teach and learn. For the past five months, Remote Possibilities host Kevin Hogan has interviewed dozens of edtech executives on how their companies pivoted to respond to the crisis and attempted to find some silver linings from the cataclysm. Three…

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How Technology Supports Relationships Between Teachers and Students
August 17, 2020

During the three years my colleagues and I spent researching our book Whole: What Teachers Need to Help Students Thrive, we investigated the unique success stories of schools that were “out-performing their zip code.” Often situated in poor neighborhoods, the one consistent element across these “success outliers” was a culture focused on social and emotional…

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Social-Emotional Learning to Help School Leaders Craft COVID-19 Reopening Plans
July 21, 2020

NewSchools Venture Fund released a new brief examining multi-year academic data and student self-reports identifying what matters most in social-emotional learning. Partnering with Transforming Education, NewSchools’ research hones in on three factors that are closely tied to improving academic outcomes, and identifies “power-pairs” within the findings that can help school leaders prioritize as they make…

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What Can Your Business Learn from Classrooms?
July 9, 2020

COVID-19 has presented us with the largest beta test in history when it comes to remote work and learning. UNESCO estimates more than 1.37 billion students in 138 countries, representing more than 3 out of 4 children worldwide, were sent home from school and forced to “Zoom it in” for the rest of the year….

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Helping Teachers Lead Through Crisis: Remote Success with Social Emotional Learning
May 7, 2020

The majority of students in the United States are learning from home through online education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This change is an adjustment for kids and parents from both a technological and emotional standpoint. How can educators achieve success during such a transition? Dr. Jane Moore, Regional PD Lead and Coordinator for…

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Harvard Professor Defends Social-Emotional Learning Program
August 26, 2019

The Education Liberty Watch recently published a piece attacking the educational philosophy of social-emotional learning. Curious to learn how others feel about this method of learning, Daniel Litwin had a conversation with Stephanie M. Jones, Professor of Education at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. Hear her thoughts on the matter and find out why she…

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