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IQ vs. EQ: Why it matters what we measure

By: Joshua Freedman on January 14, 2020 | 1 comments
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Investing in Girls’ Wellbeing Together

By: Maria Jackson on December 9, 2019 | 1 comments
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Emotional Intelligence Everywhere: Building a POP-UP Movement

By: Patty Freedman on December 4, 2019 | 4 comments
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The United Nations Emotional Intelligence Conference, 3 Key Insights

By: Joshua Freedman on May 27, 2019 | 10 comments
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“My Brain Is Growing!” 9 Ways to Teach A Growth Mindset to Kids

By: Michael Miller on February 18, 2019 | 12 comments
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Celebrating Emotions with UNICEF World Children’s Day

By: Patty Freedman on December 19, 2018 | 1 comments
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Growing Courageous Leaders for the Future: The Hummingbird Leadership Project with Wangari Maathai Foundation

By: Michael Miller on December 11, 2018 | 10 comments
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.0.47" next_background_color="#335d81"][et_pb_fullwidth_slider _builder_version="3.17.2"][et_pb_slide use_bg_overlay="off" use_text_overlay="on" text_overlay_color="rgba(51,93,129,0.45)" text_border_radius="5" _builder_version="3.17.2" body_font="|600|||||||" body_text_align="center" body_font_size="28" body_font_size_tablet="24" body_font_size_phone="24" body_line_height="2.1em" body_line_height_tablet="2.1em" body_line_height_phone="2.1em" background_image="https://d11yoeluzb5ina.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/11210248/2200-sergey-pesterev-221501-unsplash-trim.jpg" parallax="on" button_on_hover="on"] “I used to think the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change....But I was wrong, the top environmental problems are selfishness, greed and apathy.” - Gus Speth [/et_pb_slide][/et_pb_fullwidth_slider][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section bb_built="1" _builder_version="3.17.2" background_color="#335d81" prev_background_color="#ffffff" next_background_color="#7ba5b9"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.17.2" background_color="rgba(51,93,129,0.8)"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.17.2" text_font="|600|||||||" text_font_size="20px" text_line_height="1.9em" background_layout="dark"] Wangari Maathai, the Kenyan activist and first environmentalist to win a Nobel Peace…

Three Key Resources for Integrating Academic, Social & Emotional Learning

By: Cherilyn Leet on October 2, 2018 | 0 comments
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" _builder_version="3.0.47" next_background_color="#000000"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.0.48" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.9" text_font_size="22px" text_line_height="1.8em"] While educators and parents value social emotional development, how can schools actually incorporate these skills when their “plates are full” of requirements? Gathering at Lake George, New York, educational leaders and social emotional learning experts met to find solutions. What are the challenges educators face today, and how can we support them to strengthen these foundational skills in a systemic, comprehensive, measurable way? What resources are there to…

EQ Supercharge: UN Sustainable Development Goals, UNICEF & POP-UP Festivals

By: Joshua Freedman on September 26, 2018 | 6 comments
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" next_background_color="#000000"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.9" text_font_size="20px" text_line_height="1.8em"] The vision of a billion people practicing EQ is incredibly ambitious... what would it take to "level up" to say:  What if EVERY person had the support to grow and practice their emotional intelligence? What kind of future could we cocreate if we could tap this innate human capacity to connect, grow insight, and live on purpose? To make that happen, who would you want as a partner? Let's dream big... how about…

Back to School with Hope, Optimism, and, Maybe, Something More?

By: Joshua Freedman on August 14, 2018 | 8 comments
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" _builder_version="3.0.47" next_background_color="#000000"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.0.48" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.9" text_font_size="21px" text_line_height="2em"] I loved+dreaded this back-to-school time of year. Dreaded because it meant the end of lazy afternoons stretching from freedom to boredom. But more, loved, because as a child (later as a teacher), a new school year meant a clean slate - infinite possibility - even redemption. The end of August beckoned with, "Maybe this year will be better?" [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][/et_pb_section][et_pb_section bb_built="1" fullwidth="on" _builder_version="3.0.47" prev_background_color="#000000" next_background_color="#423d34"][et_pb_fullwidth_slider _builder_version="3.9"][et_pb_slide heading="Back to School with Hope…

Lessons from EQ.EDU Higher Ed Conference

By: Six Seconds on June 25, 2018 | 0 comments
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section" _builder_version="3.0.82" next_background_color="#000000"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" make_fullwidth="on" parallax_method_1="off" _builder_version="3.0.105" background_size="initial" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text admin_label="Exelitas intro text" _builder_version="3.0.105" text_font_size="23" background_layout="light" header_line_height="1.3em" header_font_size="29px"] How do we bridge the gap between childhood and the workforce? What exists between those worlds? Higher Education needs emotional intelligence like all school settings. So how does EQ fit into the Higher Ed? EQ in schools has measurable success. There is a large and growing body of research that shows that understanding and being sensitive to emotions leads…

Revitalizing School Community: Lessons from the Principal’s Office

By: Anabel Jensen on June 6, 2018 | 8 comments
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