The Fascinating Link Between Minecraft and SEL


A new report, How Minecraft Supports Social and Emotional Learning in K–12 Education, published by Getting Smart, investigates the connection between classroom use of Minecraft (described as a virtual land where users can create their own worlds and experiences, using

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Parents Education Network and CHC Join Forces—Expands Best-in-Industry ADHD and Learning Differences Education and Support Services


Palo Alto, CA July 18, 2017—Renowned nonprofit agencies Parents Education Network (PEN) of San Francisco and CHC of Palo Alto have announced they will officially join forces on August 1, 2017. All of PEN’s signature programs will become part of

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Social-Emotional Learning Boosts Students’ Scores, Graduation Rates, Even Earnings, New Study Finds

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According to new research from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), the University of Illinois at Chicago, Loyola University, and the University of British Columbia, social-emotional learning programs have positive long-term effects, helping students well into their

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Google Creates Online Safety Computer Game for Kids

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In celebration of Internet Safety Month, Google has released a classroom curriculum and computer game to teach children about online safety and security. The overarching program, called “Be Internet Awesome,” is part of Google’s effort to instill the youth with

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Announcing New Head of Sand Hill School: Jeff Kozlowski


We are very pleased to introduce our new Head of Sand Hill School, Jeff Kozlowski. Jeff has over twenty years as an educator and champion of students, families and teachers, and extensive background in working with children with learning differences.

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