COURAGEOUS SCHOOLS Conference
May 21, 2011
Bank Street College, NYC
Over 300 attended our last year's Courageous Schools
conference. (c) Christopher L. Smith
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN!
join great educators from across NYC and beyond for Morningside Center's
2nd annual social & emotional learning conference, COURAGEOUS
SCHOOLS: Holding the Vision in Tough Times. The day will include
lots of inspiring discussion, hands-on workshops aimed at putting
social & emotional learning at the heart of education, and two
wonderful keynote speakers:
author, educator and NYU urban sociologist
author of One, a children's book about bullying
now: Last year's conference sold out well in advance.
our CONFERENCE FLYER (pdf)
STUDY PROVES EFFECTIVENESS OF THE 4Rs
A study published in the March-April issue of the prestigious journal
Child Development finds that Morningside Center's 4Rs
Program (Reading, Writing, Respect & Resolution) improves children's
behavior, increases their social competency--and significantly improves
academic achievement for at-risk students.
the missing piece of schooling,' says Brooklyn principal. More
more on The 4Rs:
talk about The 4Rs:
Brooklyn teacher (:27 seconds)
Brooklyn teacher (1:49 seconds)
Brooklyn principal (1:47 seconds)
U.S. Dept. of Education highlights our partnership with PS 24
U.S. Department of Education's Doing What Works website identifies best
practices in schools across the country. We are delighted that the DOE
has chosen to highlight our partnership with PS 24 to foster students'
social and emotional learning as an example of how to "reduce behavior
problems in elementary school classrooms."
What Works website for a rich multimedia portrait of our collaboration
with PS 24.
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