The 14th annual celebration of World Read Aloud Day 2022 takes place this year on February 1, 2023. School teachers, principals, educators, librarians, authors, writers, and publishers all over the globe are all banding together to make this year’s World Read Aloud Day the most successful one yet!
9 Social Emotional Intelligence Tips – How SEL is Shaping Kindness, Friendship & Feelings
Social Emotional Intelligence Books For Children and children’s well-being are important to parents, teachers and educators. SEL can be placed into five core competencies: self-management, self-awareness, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making.
Black History Month 2022: Recognizing Our Nation’s African American Heroes
The first nationally recognized Black History Month took place in 1976 when President Gerald R. Ford sanctioned the tradition as a country-wide observance. But did you know that Black History Month actually goes back much deeper than just the past 50 years and is on its way to becoming a 100-year old American tradition?
Teaching Kids to Help Others by Giving Back – The Unicorn Jazz Way
The Unicorn Jazz series and the morals found in our stories focus heavily on the core aspects of social-emotional learning (SEL) and intelligence during child development. From the very first Unicorn Jazz book, each tale has been carefully woven with a key ingredient of SEL in its recipe that can help give kids examples of how to think positively even
Children’s Picture Books Based on Songs
Children’s Picture books based on Songs are so important to Unicorn Jazz. After all, music is life. And life is music! Take a look at these children’s books and songs that accompany their positive messages about social emotional learning.
Leading with Unicorns and Rainbows: An Essay on Lisa Caprelli’s Leadership Style and Missions
The following is an excerpt written by Unicorn Jazz Social Media Manager, Amanda Keaton, who defines what leadership means to her after mentoring and working under the guidance of our children’s author, Lisa Caprelli. This was a college essay done by Amanda — through her own personal experience and interviews with those affiliated with UJ who play a big role
Families That Teach Joy Through Responsibilities
Families That Teach Joy provide valuable life long lessons. Kids learn the essentials from home, whether you intend to teach them something in-the-moment or not; kids simply pick up on things as they see them.
The Power of Social and Emotional Skills and Learning (From a Parent’s Perspective)
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is simply a methodology on how children can learn and then grow.
10 Fun Deep Breathing Exercises for Kids
You can’t always be there for your child to remind them that things aren’t as worrisome as they may think, or that they can excel in any given situation with the right mindset. However, you can always teach them self-sufficient methods to cope with for those times when you’re not around.
Ages 2 to 6 – The Vital Years of Learning
If breakfast is the first and most important meal of the day, then a child’s pre-school education can be considered the breakfast of learning.