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Six Seconds Education Goes to the Bahamas!

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Six Seconds Education Team Goes to the Bahamas! On August 30 and 31, Six Seconds teamed up with our partner, We the People, a community organization in Nassau, the Bahamas, to offer a two day EQ Educator training to teachers and administrators of grades 5, 8, and 11. The EQ Educator certification was taught as […]

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Anabel Jensen delivers Keynote at AERA

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  Worms, Hearts, EQ and Higher Education: Anabel Jensen’s keynote at AERA    This past April, Dr. Anabel Jensen, Six Seconds’ Founder and CEO, inspired a gathering of the world’s top researchers with a story about worms and hearts.  Anabel presented the keynote address at the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Special Interest Group (SIG) business […]

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SEL and Bullying: Insights from our recent webinar; Join us for 24EQ

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  In our recent Six Seconds Education Webinar: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) as a Sustainable Approach to Bullying Prevention,  Lauren Hyman Kaplan, prevention expert and educational consultant in NYC, and Alex Russell, Six Seconds Program Manager, and Susan Stillman, Six Seconds’ Director of Education asked our participants this question: Did you know that a child’s […]

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Free Virtual EQ Conference Update

 It’s shaping up to be the biggest event in the history of EQ — now over 3000 registrations for this amazing marathon of free webinars from top experts.  Accessible worldwide, anyone with internet is invited to join and learn about the powerful science and practice of emotional intelligence starting July 6 at 00 Universal Time (that’s 5pm […]

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How to Use Charms to Build, Bond, Create, Stimulate


Interested in what your daughter thinks about her boyfriend? Wonder how your son feels about his math teacher? What question do you want to ask your children but are not sure about how to go about it? I love charms andbout two years ago, Josh Freedman and I thought it would be fun to have […]

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Developing EQ Smart School Counselors: A Case Study

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“The EQ competencies really helped me to look deeper not only at myself but it helped me to look deeper into all aspects of my life and work” (School Counseling Graduate Student intern)   Last spring, two counselors educators completed a pilot case study of school counseling interns in their last semester of graduate school. […]

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Talent, Leadership, Alignment: Top Workplace Issues for 2012

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In a survey of 775 leaders and employees worldwide, the top issues are talent, leadership, and alignment. Emotional intelligence is seen as important but under-utilized — and organizations that score high on EQ earn 32% better “grades.” This bi-annual report provides a detailed exploration of the current “state of the union” of people in organizations around the globe.

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EQ World Tour


One of the most exciting aspects of working with Six Seconds these last 15 years is the opportunity to encounter people from SO many places.  Perhaps the most diverse group was leaders from the United Nations Mission in Liberia – UNMIL – 16 people from 14 countries, a paint-box of colors, creeds, and histories.  Also […]

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Structuring Transformational Learning


One the reasons Six Seconds’ programs are transformational is our commitment to a rigorous approach to learning. We come from a “constructivist” history, rooted in the humanistic school of education. How do we structure learning to activate optimal brain states and support learners to “construct” meaning? It starts by understanding that learning is a process of change.

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EQ Educator Certification in Phoenix, AZ. — Early Bird Discount extended through Feb. 5, 2012

Classroom teachers, counselors, administrators, and volunteers–don’t miss this opportunity to become certified as an EQ Educator and discover research-based strategies for implementing SEL in your schools and communities. Participants learn to facilitate SEL lessons and walk away with a clear process for SEL instruction, an understanding of the Six Seconds model and approach, plus resources […]

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