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Relational Competencies: Building Skills Imperfectly

Dig into relational competencies, one of the four strategies in Envisioning Human-Centered Learning Systems.

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The Stories You Loved in 2020

What did you love this year? What did you find inspiring? What did you find helpful? We've compiled our top...

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Instructional Loss Does Not Equal Learning Loss

What have Arizona districts and state policymakers been doing to ensure success for all learners, even during a pandemic?

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10 Drivers of Engagement You Can Use Right Now

Research confirms that most students tend to respond positively to these 10 core drivers of engagement.

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Exploring the Federal Implications of COVID-19: Social-Emotional Needs

COVID-19 elevated the importance of social-emotional learning. Now how do we center it in our education systems?

Published: August 4, 2020
Topics: Education Policy, Social Emotional Learning
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Imagining Early Learning Alternatives

We asked, “How might stakeholders create dignified and self-affirming early learning experiences for all children?” Here's what KnowledgeWorks and Capita...

Published: April 17, 2020
Topics: Early Childhood, Social Emotional Learning
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Kindness Goes a Long Way in Distance Learning

We're celebrating the KnowledgeWorks learning communities by sharing positive stories of incorporating SEL, positivity and community.

Published: April 14, 2020
Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Systems Change, Vision and Culture
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Thinking Ethically About the Use of Technology

We look at how technology can create ethical problems and different moral frameworks.

Published: March 3, 2020
Topics: Early Childhood, Social Emotional Learning
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The Stories You Loved from 2019

Here are your favorites stories from 2019.

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Highlighting Research Around Social-Emotional Learning and Teacher Impact on Student Engagement

Research brief highlights positive impacts of programs that effectively address student engagement.

Published: September 5, 2019
Topics: Impact and Improvement, Social Emotional Learning
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Students Deserve to Follow Their Passions – in This North Dakota District, They Can

Students at the Personalized Learning Academy don’t just explore their passions – they discover new ones.

Published: July 16, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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Students Learn from People They Love

The research is clear: emotions and connections, both positive and negative, impact a student’s ability to learn.

Published: February 1, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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Frequently Asked Questions About Social-Emotional Learning

Social-emotional learning is critical to students’ future success – but what is it, exactly?

Published: January 8, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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Four Strategies for the Successful Integration of Social-Emotional Learning and Personalized Learning

An intentional focus on social-emotional learning benefits all learners, no matter their experiences or needs.

Published: January 8, 2019
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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We Wrote It; You Loved It

See your favorite articles from 2018.

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An Elementary School is Helping Students Gain Social Emotional Skills Through Leadership Internships

One school is North Carolina is offering the benefits of internships to elementary school students, and with great results.

Published: October 22, 2018
Topics: Social Emotional Learning
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These Free Classroom Printables Will Help Introduce and Reinforce Growth Mindset Throughout the School Year

We created a series of three free bulletin board posters to help reinforce growth mindset in your classroom.

Published: September 27, 2018
Topics: Building Capacity, Social Emotional Learning
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After the Deluge, Let’s Spark Hope in Our Children

While Hurricane Florence has exited North Carolina, the devastation continues to unfold.

Published: September 21, 2018
Topics: Education Equity, Social Emotional Learning
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Ideas for Fostering a Sense of Belonging for the Students in Your Classroom

The learning communities we create in our classrooms and schools is fueled by the shared values, beliefs and attitudes and...

Published: August 8, 2018
Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Vision and Culture
Social and Academic Success Through Personalized Learning in Kenowa Hills

Kenowa Hills Middle School has an initiative that “encourages all to become successful academically and socially.”

Published: June 4, 2018
Topics: 101, Social Emotional Learning
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Finding the Balance in the Future of Learning: Technology and Social Emotional Skills

How might school districts balance the tension between technology and the need for deep inner connection and relationships among people?

Published: May 24, 2018
Topics: Future of Learning, Social Emotional Learning
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Eight Ways to Encourage Student Voice

Teachers and their relationships with students are at the heart of personalized learning.

Published: May 23, 2018
Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Vision and Culture