Archive: SEL

SEL Intro #6: Social Awareness

This is the sixth in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #6. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What Is Social Awareness? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning  (CASEL) includes social awareness as one of its five core competencies that promote “intrapersonal, interpersonal, and cognitive competence.”  In other words, it is one of the …

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Megan Killoran: Eight Summers at EDMO!

When I first found out I was responsible for writing a blog this month, I was stumped! As the Operations Director, I focus on things like logistics and programming…those physical things that keep us going day to day. As for the creative writing, I prefer to leave that up to our brilliant marketing department. However, as I sat down to …

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Herb and Gerri Thomas: Why We Give

Read on for an EDMO story of giving followed by the full thanks from one of our Co-Founders! An EDMO Story: Why We Give We sent our son to many highly rated camps over several years, however, Camp EDMO was the one he always wanted to attend each year. Our son has social and communication challenges so finding a camp …

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Books That Support Social Emotional Learning

  Reading opens up a huge world of adventure and imagination for kids and adults alike. It is clear that books and reading help develop kids academically, but in recent years a huge focus has been emerging in the literary field around books to help support development of Social Emotional Learning Skills. Now there are a variety of books available …

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SEL Intro #5: Self Management

This is the fifth in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #5. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What Is Self Management? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning  (CASEL) includes self management as one of its five core competencies for building “students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with …

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Paws in the Classroom: Therapy Dogs Help with Social Emotional Learning

Notice a wagging tail disappear around the corner in the hall of your children’s school? Therapy dogs help with Social Emotional Learning in schools these days. What’s that all about? Read on for more… What’s a Therapy Dog? Therapy dogs are furry companions who are trained to help comfort people in a facility setting like a hospital, nursing home, library …

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