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Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 

Articles: 
How to Help Students Feel Powerful at School

By Amy L. Eva | February 22, 2017

Educators can exert power over students—or they can create an environment where students feel energized and capable themselves.

 

Articles: What Don’t We Know about Gratitude and Youth?

By Giacomo Bono | February 15, 2017

Gratitude helped Giacomo Bono survive a childhood disease. Now he’s trying to understand how to help kids cultivate thankfulness.

 

Articles: Three Activities to Help Students Deepen Their Gratitude

By Emily Campbell | November 8, 2016

How do we encourage students to move from saying thank you to actually feeling grateful? These classroom ideas from Open Circle can help.

 

Articles: Free Your Mind and Your School Might Follow

By Jay Turner | July 20, 2015

A moving account of the lessons one teacher took back from our Summer Institute for Educators.

 

Articles: Should Student Success Include Happiness?

By Vicki Zakrzewski, Peter Brunn | May 25, 2015

If we want our students to become happy adults, research suggests that schools should focus more on students' well-being than academic success.

 

Articles: Mindfulness in Education Research Highlights

By Emily Campbell | September 16, 2014

An annotated bibliography of studies of mindfulness in education.

 

Articles: What’s Wrong with Grit?

By Vicki Zakrzewski | March 20, 2014

Schools are exploring how to foster—and even grade—perseverance and passion. But before we take grit too far, we need to remember how little we know about it.

 
Krista Schroth laughs with other participants at the 2013 Summer Institute for Educators

Articles: The Science of Social-Emotional Learning in Action

By Emily Campbell | February 11, 2014

Summer Institute participants describe how they've used what they learned last summer

 
A student participating in the Mindful Schools program.

Articles: Research Round-Up: Mindfulness in Schools

By Emily Campbell | October 10, 2013

Research is trying to keep pace with the explosion of interest in school-based mindfulness programs. Here's a round-up of four new studies at the frontier.

 

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