Research shows social emotional learning improves classroom performance. How does it work & what does brain research show about emotion in learning?
How should educators respond to tragic events that enter our classrooms and schools? I was reading a blog post this morning that made me think about this question. The author, a 7th grade teacher in Boston, received emails from her students asking if they could change their ” current events research topic” assignment of the week [...]
“I came away with a sense of peace that I can positively change my approach & attitude, which will, in turn, impact those around me” (Participant, EQE Durban). At the invitation of our South Africa network colleagues, Avril Kidd and Candice Smith, and with the tremendous support of Jayne Morrison, Six Seconds Director for [...]
Six Seconds: A Global Organization leading the way to Social and Emotional Learning Interview with Joshua Freedman and Susan Stillman of Six Seconds What does Six Seconds do — and how did “Self-Science” arise? Why is social emotional learning so important today – especially given the violence that’s plaguing our schools? What’s happening at Synapse, [...]
Do you sometimes feel that the we have lost sight of what truly matters in educating our children? Are you concerned about the apparent lack of empathy and the propensity of people to inflict harm and cruelty? Are you worried that, globally, our educators are told to focus only on test scores and academic achievement, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]