Post Tagged with: "Emotions"

Positive Phone Calls to Parents is Like Money in the Bank!

Positive Phone Calls to Parents is Like Money in the Bank!

The Toolbox July 4, 2015 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

By Rita Platt & Maria Gjovig How many times have you tried calling a parent only to find that they won’t answer? It shouldn’t surprise you. […]

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Constructing the enemy: Inside the mind of a sports fan

Constructing the enemy: Inside the mind of a sports fan

The Edge of Education January 12, 2013 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

Schadenfreude: pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. This post is perhaps a week late, but it took me that long to process some of […]

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Jump off the Stress Express with family holiday traditions

Jump off the Stress Express with family holiday traditions

The Edge of Education December 5, 2012 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

Twas the week before Christmas and all though the house everything was in shambles. Too much to do and not enough time. More shopping to […]

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Learning to Wait

Learning to Wait

The Edge of Education October 24, 2012 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

Loyal readers will remember my last post, in which I shared the marshmallow story.  The key takeaway: self-control is a big deal.  For those who […]

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Wait!

Wait!

The Edge of Education October 20, 2012 at 5:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A couple weeks ago, my youngest daughter noticed that one of the pumpkins in our patch had broken free of the vine.  It looked ripe, […]

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The ride of a lifetime

The ride of a lifetime

The Edge of Education August 15, 2012 at 9:17 am Comments are Disabled

Once, there was a loving mother who wanted nothing but the best for her young daughter.  She did everything she could and spared no expense.  […]

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Breaking News: Moods are Contagious

Breaking News: Moods are Contagious

The Edge of Education August 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

“A teacher affects eternity; no one can tell where his influence stops.” –Henry Adams I’ve noticed that if I make a conscious effort to inject energy […]

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Four tips to reduce back-to-school stress

Four tips to reduce back-to-school stress

The Edge of Education July 31, 2012 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

Whether it’s the first full day of kindergarten, the start of his senior year, or it’s off to college–getting back into the routine of school […]

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The Anatomy of Anger

The Anatomy of Anger

The Edge of Education March 23, 2012 at 2:53 pm 4 comments

“Anyone can become angry—that is easy. But to be angry with the right person, to the right degree, at the right time, for the right […]

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Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ. Goldman, D.

Annotations February 4, 2010 at 11:13 pm 1 comment

Goldman, D. (1995).  Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ.  New York, NY: Bantam. An Annotation Another outstanding book explaining the power of […]

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