A recent survey found that parents across the spectrum want their kids taught the specific skills SEL provides to deal with Covid stress and succeed in all aspects of life. At home, families can share practices and fun tools that teach AND uplift moods.
SEL is now crucial to workforces. And 80% of parents will pay brand attention if you help get EQ life skills in their schools. Ronnie Selinger, CEO, Nordis Technologies, makes the case for your helping their kids, your employees, and your future.
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy declares a national “Youth Mental Health Crisis” for millions of young lives unsettled by the pandemic.
EQuip Our Kids!, a project of Earthways Foundation, is a national nonprofit campaign raising needed awareness about and support for EQ life skills, especially among parents and businesses. Founded by civic-minded media, business and social entrepreneurs with no financial stake in the outcomes, our goal is comprehensive EQ life skills instruction in every U.S. pre-K-12 classroom by 2030.
“Social and emotional learning is good for the child, good for the workforce, and good for society.” – The Lego Foundation.
More important than learning lessons in math, science, and history, these life skills deserve all schools’ adoption.