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 »

SEL Working in Chicago Schools

Posted under Chicago Public Schools, PATHS in Schools, Social Emotional Learning.

Chicago Public Schools is crediting an emphasis on social emotional learning (SEL) using the PATHS® curriculum for reducing bullying and school violence in the city’s schools. From ABC 7 in Chicago: Chicago Public Schools is crediting a new program for reducing violent behavior and bullying at some schools. Teachers emphasize “social and emotional learning” –… 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 »


Posted under PATHS in Schools, Social Emotional Learning.

Recently, our team visited Shanghai and learned more about how the PATHS® curriculum is being implemented there. Here are some pictures from our visit.           For more on social and emotional learning and the PATHS® curriculum, follow @PATHS4Kids

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 »

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 »

Mark Greenberg on Wisconsin Public Radio

Posted under healthy students and social emotional learning, Mark Greenberg, PATHS in Schools, Social Emotional Learning.

Mark Greenberg was on Wisconsin Public Radio recently to talk about the importance of social and emotional learning. Here’s a bit of what the interview covered: What makes children develop into healthy adults? Understanding what those early characteristics are in children that lead to future outcomes is something that Kathleen’s guest has been looking for. … Read more »