PATHS® Making an Impact in England

Posted under PATHS Curriculum, PATHS in Schools, PATHS Training.

From Wales Online:   Pupils at six Bridgend county primary schools have improved their behavior and learnt how to be nicer to each other thanks to an innovative programme delivered by Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity. The youngsters, and others from primary schools in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Swansea, have been taught how to… Read more »

Carrie Flower and PATHS® in Pittston

Posted under PATHS Curriculum, Social Emotional Learning.

Students at Pittston Area Primary Center use the PATHS® curriculum as well as lessons from Carrie Flower, a character created by local author Cynthia Post. PA Homepage reports: The play “Carrie Flower” made its debut at the Intermediate Center with help from some actors and actresses from the Kiss theater in Wilkes-Barre. The play has… Read more »

PATHSChicago2016 Day Three

Posted under PATHS Curriculum, PATHS Training, Social Emotional Learning.

Day Three of PATHSChicago2016 was the culmination of an amazing week of sharing, learning, and growing as a social/emotional learning community. Coffee from Glazed and Infused got the learning going and we continued with presentations from Karen Bierman and Celene Domitrovich as well as breakout sessions including the Cleveland Model for class meetings and learning… Read more »

PATHSChicago2016 Day One

Posted under Chicago Public Schools, PATHS Curriculum, PATHS in Schools.

On May 4th, visitors from across the U.S. and from Canada, China, and Bermuda toured model schools in Chicago to see the PATHS® curriculum being implemented. At the same time, trainers received special training with Dorothy Morelli and Mark Greenberg. Of course, the day started with coffee and donuts from Glazed and Infused!   School… Read more »

Focus on SEL Leads to Calm Cleveland Schools

Posted under Cleveland Metro Schools, PATHS Curriculum, PATHS Training.

The April edition of Urban Educator features Cleveland Metro Schools and their focus on social and emotional learning through use of the PATHS® curriculum: The Cleveland Metropolitan School District is taking disruption out of the classroom by teaching children to control their emotions, starting in the earliest grades. Specifically, the article noted: “Social and emotional… Read more »

Buffalo Schools See SEL Success

Posted under PATHS Curriculum, PATHS in Schools, PATHS Training, Social Emotional Learning.

From the Buffalo News: Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies is the program they use for social and emotional learning to teach students about coping with different feelings, conflict resolution and problem-solving. These two, plus two counselors at the middle school, were hired using a nearly $1 million federal grant that lasts two more years. “A major… Read more »

Classroom Management Interventions Matter

Posted under PATHS Curriculum, PATHS in Schools, PATHS Training, Social Emotional Learning.

A new meta-analysis featured on Robert Slavin’s blog noted that the PATHS® curriculum is among the interventions that improved academic outcomes. Specifically: Published in the Review of Educational Research, the study included 54 classroom management interventions in 47 studies published between 2003 and 2013. It included some interventions that had been evaluated several times (including… Read more »