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Virtually everyone begins life with building blocks to construct new ideas. But by 5, only some are still on a path to become adept at such thinking, while most leave it farther behind. But such a fate is not inevitable.
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There is a shift in the important skills to develop for future workforce - social and emotional in nature e.g. empathy, creativity, leadership, adaptability. Business leadership essential to address skills gap.
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The process through which we understand + manage emotions, set + achieve positive goals, feel + show empathy for others, establish + maintain positive relationships, make responsible decisions Strong uptrend in positive outcomes.
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26 studies of play in 18 countries found in disadvantaged areas, kids showed greater learning gains in literacy, motor and social-emotional skills in centres with a mix of instruction, free and guided play.
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Bullies lack ability to care because to care sets them up to get hurt too much - they are wounded individuals and have hardened hearts. How do we restore emotional norms?
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Parents had to provide education and care at home while juggling other demands, including jobs and household chores. A study of 7000 parents on the affect on their ability to do this.
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Prosperity is much more than mere wealth or economic growth. True prosperity is when all people have the opportunity to thrive and freedom to fulfill their unique potential taking responsibility for contributing to their communities and nations.
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Designed to increase the quality and quantity of parent/child interaction via school. 40% greater progress in both speaking and understanding than children without Chatta.
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Student performance cannot be understood apart from family dynamics. What should our communities and larger society be doing to help ensure that future generations of children have a stable, supportive, family life?
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Of the 167 countries measured and tracked for prosperity in the Legatum Institute's 2019 index, 148 (88% of the world’s population) have seen an improvement in their prosperity since 2009.
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Good news stories of conservation, health, rising living standards, tolerance, peace, cleaner energy and environmental stewardship. We need to change the stories we tell ourselves.
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Children haven’t changed, but our expectations of their behaviour have. They are increasingly required to learn academic content at an early age that may be well above their developmental capability.
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For 2 mins each day, 10 days in a row, teachers have a personal conversation with a disruptive student about anything the student is interested in. Resulted in 85-percent improvement in student's behaviour and in all the other students' behaviour.
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Have you ever met a person who woke up one morning and says, "My ambition is to become an addict." When people are in tremendous pain, their range of choices is limited and not only that their brains are affected by those early experiences.
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Why are positive role models considered powerful? An experiment in Uganda goes some way towards answering this question.
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Reading aloud has been found to be significantly beneficial to both children and their parents.
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Beacon House have a great list of resources on their website as recommended to them by teachers, parents and mental health professionals.
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Teaching kindness really does make a difference. Better behaviour, discipline rates down, inclusiveness up, grades up, student conflicts down, teacher-student relationship stronger.
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Nudges increased parental engagement, doubling reading time and benefiting children.
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Research into Adverse Childhood Experiences has meant trauma-informed practices are rising globally in schools, prisons, etc.
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As well as factors including location, income, etc., the importance of parental engagement in education was assessed.
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Education is said to make people more tolerant by enhancing their knowledge and reasoning skills. As the generations become better educated and enlightened, does society become more tolerant?
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Dept of Education research. It is clear that the year 10 students in 2014 have markedly different attitudes and behaviours than those in 2005. How have things changed in those nine years?
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A fixed mindset believes intelligence is static which leads to children not achieving their potential. A growth mindset on the other hand believes that intelligence can be developed and leads to higher levels of achievement.
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A study in 2013 found that attending cultural or sports events was the largest predictor of civic engagement. Young people who said they went "often" to theatre, ballet, classical concerts, museums, galleries or sports events
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A multi-year survey of 17000 patients looked at their health and also asked what childhood traumas they had experienced. When the doctor conducting the research first saw the results, he was stunned. “I wept,” he says.
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Taking part in after-school clubs can give primary school children from poorer families a boost in academic performance and provide them with important social skills. According to a new working paper
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