Monthly Archives: February 2016

Social Emotional Learning

on 18 February 2016

When you read about education issues, you often come across the term social emotional learning.

But what does social emotional learning really mean and why do kids need these skills?

According to CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) social emotional learning is defined as:

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and...

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Do you remember what it felt like being a child?

on 4 February 2016

It can be hard to remember now as an adult. We’re so busy with our jobs, our children, our homes, and all the activities we’re involved with. 

It’s easy to think that our childhoods were so relaxed compared to our busy lives now.

But if you really think back, was everything easy and carefree?

Did you ever misbehave at school and worry your parents would find out? Or maybe you kept putting off studying for an exam and now it’s test time? Perhaps you and your family moved and you had to...

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