SEL Intro #4: Self Awareness

This is the fourth in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #4. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What Is Self Awareness? The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning  (CASEL) includes self awareness as one of its five core competencies for “promoting interpersonal and cognitive competence”. Promoting interpersonal and cognitive competence is basically another way of saying …

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To The Moon! Science For Kids

Let’s Go To The Moon! You’ve probably heard that NASA has a program to send astronauts to the moon again. It is, not too surprisingly, named Artemis. She is the Greek god Apollo’s twin sister and goddess of the moon. He (the brother) was the namesake of the original NASA manned moon program, which put a series of men on the …

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SEL Intro #3: How Do We Teach Social Emotional Learning?

This is the third in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #3. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! What ? Teaching SEL is no easy matter. There are plenty of lessons and games out on the Internet that claim to teach SEL, but it takes more than curriculum to do it well. As seen in …

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Books For Back To School!

It’s that time again – back to school! The sun is hot, the grass is dry, the kids might (or might not) be bored.  So, once you’ve visited all the interactive museums nearby, some quiet reading time might be just the thing. Reading books about school experiences is one more way to help kids transition into the classroom at summer’s end. …

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End of Summer Interactive Museum Fun!

Summer is almost over! So, it’s time to shift back into school mode. Now that camp is wrapping up here at EDMO™, we’re kicking off our School Year Programs for 2019-20. Similarly, one way families can ease kids’ transition back to the classroom is by spending a few hours together doing something that is both fun and educational: visiting an …

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SEL Intro #2: What’s the Science Behind Social Emotional Learning?

This is the second in a series of informational blog posts: SEL Intro #2. Check back weekly or search our archive for more! Where? Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is big news lately! It’s also almost certainly coming to a school, camp or after school program near you, if it isn’t there already. One of the reasons that SEL is so …

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