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Managing Your Culture with Tree Beeckman

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak interview Theresa Beeckman aka “Tree” and discuss some practical tips on how to effectively manage the culture on your team. Tree is a former Division 1 athlete and volleyball coach who travels the country conducting team workshops and coach development programming. Resources: Managing…

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Why SEL Has to be More Than Just a Class

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn In the minds of parents, students, and even teachers, Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) has become an “academic subject.” Rather than being seen as the set of life skills that all adults in a student’s life must come together to help them develop, we have transformed the development of these…

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The Case For Why A Broader Perspective Is A Crucial Skill Your Students Need

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Research psychologists recently completed studies on the mental health of everyday individuals. One important finding was participants who are prone to dogmatism – stuck in their ways and relatively resistant to credible evidence – actually have a problem with processing evidence even at a perceptual level. They only see things…

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Digital Citizenship: Having The Right Conversation With Students

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Do your students feel a sense of responsibility for what they say and how they conduct themselves in the digital space? In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak discuss digital citizenship and how to navigate these difficult conversations with your students. Resources: Habitudes for Social & Emotional Learning Contact:…

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Building & Utilizing Emotional Intelligence in the Classroom with Dr. Adam Saenz

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak interview Dr. Adam Saenz and discuss the importance of building and utilizing emotional intelligence (EQ) in the classroom. Dr. Adam Sáenz earned his Ph.D. in School Psychology from Texas A&M University as a United States Department of Education doctoral fellow.  He completed his…

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How SEL Can Accelerate Maturity in Students

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Over a decade ago, we began to hypothesize about a trait we were observing in high school and college students. After researching the reasons for this we came up with a term – artificial maturity. Artificial maturity is the result of kids being over-exposed to information earlier than they are…

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The One Soft Skill That Can Make or Break A Person

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn After working at some level of relationship with over 8,000 schools or organizations, we believe there is a root “skill” that not only influences all others, but when mastered, enables people—especially students—to master themselves and succeed. In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak discuss the one soft skill that can…

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Four Mental Health and Wellness Practices You Can Start with Your Students

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Mental health issues were already mounting among those in Generation Z, but the global pandemic has taken its toll and left them in worse mental and emotional health than ever. In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak share four mental health and wellness practices you can start with your…

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Seven Ideas to Employ if Remote or Hybrid Learning Doesn’t Go Away

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Although millions of teachers, students, and parents would say the abrupt transition to remote learning over a year ago was problematic, many are now preparing for more of it going into the 2021-22 school year. In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak share seven ideas to employ if remote…

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Ten Terms That Define Generation Z Today

0share Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn After reviewing the data on members of Generation Z in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and this past year overall, we have curated ten characteristics summarized by two-word terms that will help you wrap your arms around their reality. In this episode, Tim Elmore and Andrew McPeak share ten…

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