Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Listening

In order to teach your students interpersonal awareness, you have to teach them how to listen. Listening is a primary communication activity used by all people and is central to the personal, social and educational and workplace success of every person. One of the best ways to improve interpersonal awareness [...]

Teaching Interpersonal Awareness: Interpersonal Skills

Interpersonal skills involve interacting with other people. They are essential for the development of interpersonal awareness. In this post, we will cover the following techniques to teach your students interpersonal skills: Take interest in others Be friendly Take risks Silence negative self-talk Be a team player Take interest in others [...]

Social and Emotional Learning & Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

What is Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)? Social and Emotional Learning is also referred to as Emotional Intelligence (EQ). Emotional intelligence is the term used worldwide when referring to social and emotional learning and development. Emotional intelligence is a learned ability to identify, experience, understand, and express human emotions in [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:18-06:00December 2nd, 2016|Education, Emotional Intelligence, PBIS, Soft Skills, SPED|0 Comments

Technology and Three Tiers of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

There are many approaches to delivering positive intervention and supports.  We feel that our Conover PBIS approach is the most practical because it is the approach that is focused on the student. We know from experience that a student-centered approach will resonate with both staff and students. Another key feature [...]

By |2017-05-18T10:59:15-06:00October 31st, 2016|Education, PBIS, SPED|0 Comments

Anger Management – You Can’t Discipline Your Way Out of the Problem

Recently the U.S. Department of Education sent guidance from the director of the Office of Special Education Programs, Ruth Ryder, to all public schools stating that schools are required to provide positive behavioral supports to students with disabilities. One major reason these supports are needed is because these students frequently [...]

Interpersonal Awareness – Social Skills Start With You

Interpersonal awareness is the ability to show a true understanding of yourself and others, and having a deep knowledge of your own thoughts and feelings. Interpersonal awareness is a cornerstone for social/emotional learning, and it's a skill that helps us get along with others. When you think about social skills, you probably automatically [...]

By |2019-09-30T12:51:12-06:00June 6th, 2016|Corporate, Education, Emotional Intelligence, SEL|3 Comments