Author Archives: Kristin Gumper

U.S. News & World Report: Raising Students’ Emotional IQs

While many educators and policymakers are eyeing technology and revised standards to improve student performance in subjects like math, reading and science, psychologist and author Daniel Goleman has a different remedy: Blend in lessons in social and emotional learning that … Continue reading

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Unlocking the Disparity Discussion

Unlocking the Disparity Discussion

Dr. Jamie Jordan, principal, Brittany Woods Middle School, and Tishaura Jones, Treasurer of the City of St. Louis, discuss the disparities facing teens locally and nationally. Both believe teens need social emotional tools, which go beyond basic curriculum and educate both the … Continue reading

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New York Times – In Fighting Teenage Pregnancy, the Folly of Shame and Blame

In the South Bronx, inside the International Community High School, Johnny, Brayan, Khady, Genesis and Francisco link arms and joke and giggle and write out lists of what they admire about each other. Sometimes they hug. They are working-class kids, … Continue reading

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