What are social-emotional skills?

A video with guest speaker,  Dr. Stuart Shanker, famous for his work on self-regulation, and director of the Milton and Ethel Harris Research Initiative at York university.   The discussion explored the following three questions: 1. What do social-emotional skills mean to you? 2. What would you accept as evidence that schools are effectively developing social-emotional skills? How would students demonstrate the development of their social-emotional skills? 3. What are the pros and cons of setting goals for our schools in the area of social-emotional skills, and finding ways to measure progress toward those goals? Click here for full screen
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Kids Have Stress Too

Stress is a normal part of everyday life for children and adults. It helps to motivate us and adds a positive challenge to life. However, too much stress can be counter-productive and overwhelming. Click here to view in full screen
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