Social and Emotional Learning In a Competitive Landscape On an average Tuesday, back in 2017, when I was getting ready to teach my Dangers Of The Mind social-emotional literacy curriculum to students in Washington DC, one girl yelled “ Instagram
“Know your POWER, so that your INFLUENCE can live up to it.”- Kristen Hopkins I came up with this quote in 2016 after seeing some of my most troubled students lives transformed through Social-Emotional Learning (SEL). But it
It’s Not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity! As the old saying goes, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. I’ve coached many teachers who embody this phrase because they are so reluctant to try something new. If
Sometimes even bad circumstances can turn into something good. That's one lesson Kristen Hopkins learned after a series of personal setbacks forced her to examine and reset her life. Another lesson she learned: Unexpected help along the way can make all the difference in the world. Help like the...