The Three R’s of Emotional Education

Traditional education focuses on the three R’s: reading, (w)riting and (a)rithmetic. Social emotional learning (SEL) focuses on a different set of R’s: regulation, reconstruction and resilience. This set of “soft skills” teaches a child to develop self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship skills. In this two-and-a-half-minute video, Arlo Laibowitz explains SEL and what takes place…

Energy Grows Where Attention Goes

“Mindfulness allows us to see our thoughts and feelings as they are beginning. With mindfulness, we can choose what we’ll strengthen and bring into action, and we can choose what we’ll gently let go of.” –Sharon Salzberg This two-minute video, narrated by Sharon Salzberg, New York Timesbest-selling author and world-renowned meditation teacher, and animated by…