Tag: emotions

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How Toxic Positivity Demoralizes Teachers and Hurts Schools

September 13, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Several years ago, during her first year teaching at a new school, Rachel cried a lot. Under the thumb of a relentlessly upbeat administrator, Rachel, an educator and librarian in New Jersey, was pressed to be happy all the time. […]


More states see need for adult SEL initiatives

January 28, 2019

Via: Education Dive

SEL, which has received increased attention in recent years, helps students manage their emotions, create and maintain more positive relationships with others, make more responsible decisions and become more productive in attaining their goals. These skills can help students not […]

Editorial, Education Strategies

Emotional Intelligence – has education forgotten about it again?

August 9, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

SEL, or Social Emotional Learning backs up over two decades of specific research and tries to implement organic, but pre-planned Emotional Intelligence training in schools. Such programs aim at improving the students’ Emotional Quota (EQ) rates, and at contributing to […]