What We Think


WATCH | How have You Grown at WINGS?

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

The social emotional skills we teach don’t just benefit WINGS kids. Hear from Leaders across the Southeast on how they’ve grown, stretched, and blossomed because of WINGS. If you’re interested in joining our team for the 20-21 school year – or know someone remarkable who is – visit wingsforkids.org/careers for more information.

Meet New Friends

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

First Read the words to this pledge with a family member or adult.                         Then Watch the first few minutes of this virtual field trip. Listen to the pledge and try to do the hand motions with the students. Last Talk with a friend … Read More

WATCH: What is Social Emotional Learning

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Cheryl Hollis, Director of Programs, Breaks Down SEL “It’s needed everywhere and for everyone.” Cheryl Hollis, Director of Programs, explains the five core social and emotional competencies defined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)—self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, social awareness, and relationship skills — and how each contributes to student achievement, attitude, … Read More

A Must-Read: Wildflowers by Jonathan Raymond

Monday, August 6, 2018

Wildflowers A SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENT’S CHALLENGE TO AMERICA   I’ve long advocated for social emotional learning (SEL) to be revered as critical to a child’s education and development. Over the last few years, I’ve rallied the growing momentum of support for social and emotional learning. And, just last week, I dove head-first into Wildflowers by Jonathan Raymond, … Read More