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Posts tagged with "emotional literacy"

Posted by Pamela M. Jones on May 06, 2013

Supporting Students (and Students' Families) With Health Issues In January Child Life faculty member Deb Vilas wrote a wonderful post for us titled: When Chronic Illness Comes to School. We felt the topic was of such importance we've decide to continue the theme here. Students who present with health issues, ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Apr 23, 2013

Maia, "I was using that marker."Ruby, "No, I was. I need it."Maia, "You can't use it. It's mine."Ruby, "It's not yours, I'm using it. You're always taking stuff. This is for sharing."Maia, "I was using it! You saw me! Look! You can't just grab. Give it!!"Ruby, "Stop! Ugh!!"And picture now: ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Feb 21, 2013

This post comes to you from Bank Street College alumna and guest blogger, Andrea Henkel. Before meeting my 7th grade students, I had been warned that they were a tough bunch. Let me rewind and explain my circumstances: This is my first year working as a learning specialist at a ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Oct 01, 2012

In our post "Teaching Emotional Literacy" we show an example of how one pre-K teacher supports the development of emotional literacy with her students. The work does not end in the early elementary years, however. Early adolescence is a time during which children are actively negotiating their own changing emotional ...

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Posted by Valentine Burr on Jul 25, 2012

Emotions charts from a pre-K classroom These images are part of a broader social/emotional curriculum with 4/5's aimed at expanding children's emotional vocabulary and helping them to label and discuss their emotional states. After the teachers introduce the charts, they are posted throughout the classroom at child-eye level. Children are ...

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