Parents Refuse To Let Him Use Their Smartphone, 11-Year-Old Chinese Kid Chops His Finger Off!

Parents Refuse To Let Him Use Their Smartphone, 11-Year-Old Chinese Kid Chops His Finger Off!

Geek.com reported that, after his parents refused to hand over their smartphone to him, the little boy cut of his own index finger apparently as a mark of protest. contextflorida.com ‘In the case of this kid, he woke up and instantly grabbed his phone Parents Refuse To Let Him Use Their Smartphone, 11-Year-Old Chinese Kid […]

Kids need school recess more than ever

Kids need school recess more than ever

It’s a social and emotional break from being told what to do … Recess also brings academic benefits, in actual learning and improved behavior. When kids return to the classroom their accuracy and factual recall shoots up. They can pay attention and Kids need school recess more than ever thumbnail courtesy of tampabay.com

Test Students on Their Social Skills? – New York Times

Test Students on Their Social Skills? – New York Times

Test Students on Their Social Skills?I would certainly fail that “marshmallow test” (a measure of self-control) also. I think the most telling thing in this article is that Angela Duckworth, a leading proponent of social-emotional learning, thinks testing for it is a terrible idea. JILL Test Students on Their Social Skills? – New York Times […]

Common Sense Media has a new way to measure character

Common Sense Media has a new way to measure character

The importance of promoting social and emotional intelligence among kids … that portray character strengths that can support childhood development. According to recent Common Sense Media reports, American tweens and teens spend six and nine hours a Common Sense Media has a new way to measure character thumbnail courtesy of kidscreen.com

Social and Emotional Learning Is Key to College Success

Social and Emotional Learning Is Key to College Success

While test scores can predict academic success, self-management and relationship skills may better prepare students to thrive and graduate. When Social and Emotional Learning Is Key to College Success thumbnail courtesy of theatlantic.com