Sex Differences in Gastrointestinal Cancer
With this year's Wendy U. and Thomas C. Naratil Pioneer Award and co-funding from the Yale Cancer Center, Dr. Pamela Kunz is conducting one of the first studies to examine sex differences in treating neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), a rare form of cancer often found in the gastrointestinal tract.
Support Students’ Social-Emotional Needs with Self-Regulation Spaces
School districts can help students understand and process their emotions while keeping them engaged in learning activities thanks to modern classroom designs. The New York City Department of Education is supporting students with self-regulation spaces in classrooms featuring the school’s RULER information and activities curriculum.Source: EdTech
Schools continue to make social, emotional wellness a priority
While the pandemic has put additional stress on people’s mental health, area school administrators say their districts have always put a focus on students’ and staff members’ social and emotional wellness, even before COVID-19.Source: Record-Journal
First Lady Dr. Jill Biden teams up with Pinterest to celebrate and support educators across the country
Pinterest and America’s First Teacher, First Lady Jill Biden, announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration to honor and support educators, and invite the Pinterest community to show teacher appreciation all year long.Source: Webwire
Women: What's in a Name?
Today, as our scientific and cultural understanding expands, we have learned that sex and gender are not binary. And, in science, as our knowledge grows so must our efforts to welcome everyone in the identities they bring, and to enhance the precision of our language in adopting terms that value everyone. Even so, we must not forget our history and the descriptive terms that serve us well.
A Deeper Look at the Emotional Inner Life of Teaching: The 16 Emotions We’ve Overlooked
The emerging emotional science is clear, we often oversimplify how we discuss the emotional experience of teaching and the emotional inner life of teachers. In this episode, we explore two models that reframe what we often simplistically label as burnout and offer a new lens for discussing what those of us who teach are experiencing right now and what we need as we look to the school year ahead.Source: Bam Radio Network
A Systematic Review of Emotion Regulation Assessments in US Schools: Bridging the Gap Between Researchers and Educators
Many emotion regulation assessments have been developed for research purposes, but few are frequently used in schools despite the rapid growth of social and emotional learning programs with an explicit focus on emotion regulation in schools. This systematic review provides an overview of emotion regulation assessments that have been utilized with children and adolescents of grades 1–12 or ages 6–18 in school-based research or practice within the USA over the past two decades.Source: Educational Psychology Review
Imposter Syndrome Among Pre-service Educators and the Importance of Emotion Regulation
This study examined the prevalence and impact of imposter syndrome (IS) on a sample of pre-service educators. The authors report a majority of pre-service educators experience IS; 93% experience moderate levels and 54% had frequent or severe levels of imposter thoughts, and further that IS was negatively associated with educator well-being. The paper explores implications of the findings for educational training and improving the experiences of pre-service educators.Source: Frontiers
Readin’, Writin’, and Regulatin’ Emotions
Third graders at P.S. 60 Alice Austen School (Staten Island,NY) use their emotion skills to help them be their best selves and educators create a learning environment where emotions matter. Take a closer look inside this RULER school in this New Yorker article.Source: The New Yorker
The Development of Cognitive Reappraisal From Early Childhood Through Adolescence: A Systematic Review and Methodological Recommendations
Cognitive reappraisal is an important emotion regulation strategy that shows considerable developmental change in its use and effectiveness. This paper presents a systematic review of the evidence base regarding the development of cognitive reappraisal from early childhood through adolescence and provides methodological recommendations for future research.Source: Frontiers
A Systematic Review of Student Disability and Race Representation in Universal School-Based Social and Emotional Learning Interventions for Elementary School Students
This paper presents a systematic review of elementary school universal school-based (USB) social and emotional learning (SEL) interventions from 2008 through 2020 for two groups of minoritized students in education research and practice: students with disabilities and/or minoritized racial identities. The authors discuss the limitations of findings, education research best practices, and the minimum reporting standards necessary to ensure ability and racially minoritized youth representation in future USB SEL research.Source: Sage Journals
Cipriano & Pape: Building a Climate of Belonging in Schools Opens the Door for Robust — and Joyful — Teaching and Learning
When done right, schools can foster healthy and positive development in their students. In this op-ed by Dr. Chris Cipriano, Director of Research at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and Dr. Barbara Pape, Sr. Director of the Learner Variability Project at Digital Promise, define strategies schools can use to nurture a sense of belonging for each student.Source: The 74
State Rep. Cristin McCarthy Vahey (opinion): New tools to help our emotional well-being
As CT state representatives like Cristin McCarthy Vahey support new legislation in response to the growing mental health crisis among youth, Dr. Marc Brackett and the team at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence are working to provide CT school communities with strategies to support mental health and well-being.Source: CT Post
YCEI Releases Brief on Making Universal SEL Accessible for All
SEL approaches are often designed in ways that are inaccessible to students with learning differences, like autistic students. A team at YCEI is working to create inclusive practices that support accessible SEL for all learners.Source: YCEI News & Events
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence Awarded the 2022 Horizons National Hero Award
Since 2018, the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Horizons National has worked together to implement the RULER approach in over 30 Horizon sites. Horizons National supports a network of out-of-school time academic and youth development programs bringing science, art, reading, math, field trips, swimming, and much more to students in communities where those experiences are not available or not equally accessible. The collaboration between YCEI and Horizons has helped thousands of students and their families use emotions wisely, build healthier relationships, and promote positive learning environments.