Tuesday, January 27, 2015

‘Kindness curriculum’ boosts school success in preschoolers

‘Kindness curriculum’ boosts school success in preschoolers:

University of Wisconsin - Madison News:
Jan. 23, 2015

Over the course of 12 weeks, twice a week, the prekindergarten students learned their ABCs. Attention, breath and body, caring practice — clearly not the standard letters of the alphabet.
Rather, these 4- and 5-year-olds in the Madison Metropolitan School District were part of a study assessing a new curriculum meant to promote social, emotional and academic skills, conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM) at the Waisman Center.

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