Monday, November 25, 2013

Yale Expert Says Teaching About Emotions Reduces Bullying

Hartford Courant (Orange, CT) November 22, 2013

"At a symposium Friday on reducing bullying and improving school climate, Marc Brackett, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, told a crowd of about 200 educators that bullying prevention programs 'are mostly ineffective.'
About 28 percent of children report that they are bullied regularly in school — a percentage that has stayed about the same since 2005.
'Why are we spending billions of dollars a year on approaches that don't seem to make a difference?' Brackett asked." Read More

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