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 »

Sawyerville-Hale County Head Start Earns Model School Recognition

Posted under PATHS in Schools, PATHS Training.

The Sawyerville-Hale County Head Start Program was recognized as a PATHS® Model School at the recent PATHS® International Conference in Chicago. Here’s the press release they sent about the honor: A Head Start program in Hale County has received recognition from a national organization.  At the 12th International PATHS® Conference, held in Chicago, Illinois, May… 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 »

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

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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 »

Classroom Management and SEL

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

EdWeek recently blogged about targeted interventions designed to improve classroom management and a meta-analysis that found that interventions targeting social and emotional learning, like PATHS®, are the most successful. From EdWeek:   All in all, the meta-analysis found that interventions that included components to address student social-emotional development had a better chance at being considered… Read more »