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3 Ways to Help Educators Develop Social Emotional Skills

Monday, June 18, 2018

Originally posted by Getting Smart.  June 14, 2018 By: Jessica Lovins   We are not born with social-emotional skills. They are formed in childhood, cultivated throughout our lives, and can continue to grow and evolve. Therefore, in order for children to learn and witness social-emotional learning (SEL), it must begin with adults. The organization I … Read More

WINGS Receives Support From Ballmer Group and W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Elevate SEL

Thursday, February 1, 2018

WINGS for Kids Receives Support from Ballmer Group and W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Elevate Social Emotional Learning Charleston, S.C. – February 1, 2018 – WINGS for Kids, a leader and expert in social emotional learning (SEL) in the afterschool space, announced today two new grants from Ballmer Group and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The funding will … Read More

Trump budget casualty: After-school programs for 1.6 million kids. Most are poor.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Published in The Washington Post Every weekday, 700 children from some of the poorest parts of the Atlanta area stay after school for three hours with Wings for Kids, a program that aims to bolster not only academic performance but also social skills, relationships with caring adults and a sense of belonging at school. The kids … Read More