Cultivating inner Strength in Children
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What's the most important piece of your child's educational program? If you think its math, science, or grammar, you might be overlooking an element that is fast becoming essential in today's stressful world: cultivating inner resiliency. In Building Emotional Intelligence, pioneering educator Linda Lantieri joins forces with internationally renowned psychologist Daniel Goleman to offer a breakthrough guide for helping children quiet their minds, calm their bodies, and identify and manage their emotions.
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Linda Lantieri, MA is a Fulbright Scholar, keynote speaker, and internationally known expert in social and emotional learning and conflict resolution. Currently she serves as the Director of The Inner Resilience Program which equips school personnel with the skills and strategies to strengthen their inner lives in order to model these skills for the young people in their care. In 1985, she co-founded the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program (RCCP) which is now one of the largest and longest running evidenced-based school (K-8) programs in social and emotional learning in United States. Linda is also one of the founding board members of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL). She has 40 years of experience in education as a former teacher and director of a middle school in East Harlem, and faculty member at Hunter College in New York City. She is the coauthor of Waging Peace in Our Schools, editor of Schools with Spirit: Nurturing the Inner Lives of Children and Teachers, and author of Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children.
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