PBS and Daniel Tiger: Use Your Words and Say How You Feel

PBS and Daniel Tiger: Use Your Words and Say How You Feel The above link takes us to episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, a PBS series centering around four-year old Daniel Tiger, son of original Daniel Striped Tiger on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.  Episodes of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood focus on social-emotional lessons, such as how to […]

Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

Five Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning The above link takes readers to a video released by Edutopia, George Lucas’ (of Star Wars fame) educational foundation.  Through Edutopia, Lucas shares with the world his hope for education in the United States not only for students’ minds but also for their hearts.  The George Lucas […]

School Readiness: Standards Sunday

Today’s standard to be discussed is:  Recognizes the structure of government and the relationship between rules, laws and becoming a good citizen.  The standard is, once again, taken from the kindergarten standards for the Fairfax County Public School System in northern Virginia, just outside Washington, DC.  This sounds like such a “big” idea for a […]

10 Takeaway Tips for Social and Emotional Learning

10 Takeaway Tips for Social and Emotional Learning The above-linked article discusses tips used by educators in the Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, KY to teach children to be not only skilled thinkers but also successful human beings and citizens of the world.  The district has designed a successful program called “CARE for Kids” […]