William Trusheim, Ed.D. (Facilitator)

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

Summary:  This blog post shares the responses of 220 eighth grade students when asked the question “What engages students?” Source:  Heather Wolpert Gawron Categories: Student Engagement, Classroom Practice Description: Click here to read: Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement | Edutopia Source: www.edutopia.org/blog/student-engagement-stories-heather-wolpert-gawron

Teach the Teachers Well

Summary:  Teacher training is important in helping students develop SEL skills in students. Source: Suzanne Bouffard Categories:  SEL Basics, SEL Teacher Training Description: This article, from the April 30, 2014 edition of the New York Times, speaks about the importance of teacher training to help students develop SEL competencies and reduce classroom management issues. Read …

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LEADING IN AN AGE OF ACRONYMS

Summary:  The author suggests that “Servant Leadership” helps school leaders manage the many mandates and changes that they are facing. Source: Dr. Deirdre Spollen-LaRaia, Principal, Hawthorne Elementary School, Teaneck, New Jersey Categories:  Servant Leadership, Leadership Qualities Description: This article addresses the many changes and mandates that face school leaders today. The author suggests that “Servant …

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The Importance of EQ over IQ in Business

Summary:  This video clip emphasizes the importance of Emotional Intelligence in the business setting. Source:  Bill George. Harvard School of Business Categories:  Emotional Intelligence Description:   Bill George, a professor at the Harvard School of Business talks about the importance of Emotional Intelligence in the business setting and the importance of “360 Evaluation” for business …

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Daniel Goleman on Emotional Intelligence

Summary:  In the following video clip, Goleman provides a definition of Emotional Intelligence. Source:  Daniel Goleman Categories:  Emotional Intelligence Description: Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Dan Goleman identifies the following four components to Emotional Intelligence or “EQ”… •Self-awareness (Moral Compass) •Self-Management (Dealing with negative emotions, marshaling positive emotions) •Empathy (Knowing what others are feeling) •Skilled Relationships (Putting …

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Emotion in Education: An Interview With Maurice Elias

Summary:  This video emphasizes the importance of Social Emotional Learning in education. Source:  Maurice J. Elias Categories:  SEL Basics Description: The director of Rutgers University’s Social and Emotional Learning Lab talks about why SEL should be an integral part of academic life. Do you think social and emotional learning should play a larger role in …

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