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Real readiness: Social-emotional development and success in school

Social and emotional skills –not academic skills– are most predictive of success in kindergarten. When a 5-year-old enters kindergarten, she’ll be best positioned for success if she can sit and listen to the teacher, get along with other students, keep

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Posted in Early Childhood

Circle of Security for healthy social emotional development

Each of the programs we fund and support is unique based on the needs and strengths of the community it serves. One of the methods some of our programs are using to foster health social emotional development is Circle of

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Posted in Early Childhood

For your consideration: Could Canada’s Roots of Empathy program work in Nebraska?

By Mary Kate Gulick I walked into the second grade classroom at West Woodland Elementary School in north Seattle with no defined expectations. My sister and her 10-month-old baby girl, Stella, had been participating in “Roots of Empathy” here since

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