Solid social skills focus of 'Amazing Shake' competition  Gainesville Sun

All 138 of Queen of Peace Academy middle school students go through the competition, meant to improve communication skills, confidence and handshakes.

New competition teaching students important social skills  WISH-TV

SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) -- Students at Shelbyville Middle School are learning social skills in a unique way through a new competition at the school.

No social skills required: Autistic staff help global IT consultancy thrive  The Japan Times

From a British call center to an Alaskan satellite facility, Lars Backstrom has had a lot of jobs, but says he always felt like a hexagonal peg in a square.

How parents can help their young children develop healthy social skills  The Conversation AU

As the new year dawns, parents likely turn their thoughts to their child and new beginnings they may experience as they enter an early childhood education and ...

The 'Hybrid' Skills That Tomorrow's Jobs Will Require  The Wall Street Journal

Jobs that tap both technical and creative thinking will be likely to pay well—and resist automation.

Young rugby players don't have the social skills - James Haskell  ESPN

England international James Haskell has criticised the new generation of rugby players, insisting that "they don't have the social skills".

5 Skills to Add to Your Emotional Toolbox  Psychology Today

Do you know what resources you have and which ones you need in your emotional toolbox? Here are 5 skills that everyone should work on incorporating.

England veteran James Haskell laments lack of social skills in young players

England veteran James Haskell has blasted the lack of social skills in young rugby players and fears they will become victims of an increasingly ruthless ...

Too much of online life can affect social skills of children  Khaleej Times

Many youngsters may not be partaking in the social media challenges, but millions are actually watching strangers do them online.

Social Skills: Enhancing Your Referral Strategy With LinkedIn |

Agents can build an extensive network of lucrative business relationships across the globe by using LinkedIn.

Health care: Social-emotional learning teaches youths how to manage emotions  The Garden City Telegram

Each morning, students at Salina's Heusner Elementary School pick a "zone" on which they attach a clothespin bearing their name.If the student attaches their ...

Jayme Closs' kidnapper was a quiet student who lacked social skills  Daily Mail

Jake Thomas Patterson was arrested Thursday soon after Jayme escaped the remote woodland cabin in Gordon in rural Wisconsin where she had been held ...

The social entrepreneur equipping youth with skills of the future  The National

The first obstacle to meeting the challenge of job creation in commodity producing countries is breaking a mind-set among young people of complacency and ...

Superhero squad grows at Ashman Elementary School | Local News  Richfield Reaper

Ashman Elementary School continues to create superheroes through acts of kindness. Ashman's Kindness Counts program awards students for exhibiting ...

Study: Teaching advanced content in kindergarten doesn't hinder students' social skills  Education Dive

In recent years, kindergarten has often been described as the new 1st grade because of the growing emphasis on academic *content*, particularly math and ...

Courses across Devon will help youngsters' social skills and find employment  Devon Live

Young Devon, an organisation for young people, is running a free 12-week course for 16-25-year-olds.

Lancaster, Larry P.  Rapid City Journal

RAPID CITY | Larry Phillip Lancaster, 66, left us on Oct. 31, 2018. Larry was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Miles City, MT.

The importance of social and emotional learning - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

If we more intentionally cultivate these skills through public education, everyone benefits — individuals, business and the economy as a whole.  Shelbynews

The computerized bell rang and in a matter of seconds, 21 Shelbyville Middle School students wrapped up their conversations with community members and ...

What’s happening Sunday in the north valley  Chico Enterprise-Record

Knights of Columbus No. 3606 Blood Drive: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Give blood with Vitalant and grant wishes with Make-A-Wish. Must be in good health, weigh 110 ...

I'm Only 9, And I'm Already In College. Here's What Life Is Like For Me.  HuffPost

You probably have this image of me being a weird bookworm with no social skills, but I'm like any other normal, happy kid.

Stepping Stones Triple P Workshop: Teaching Social Skills (2019-01-22)  Aptos Times

Stepping Stones Triple P offers parenting support for families with children with special needs, such as ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, Down syndrome and ...

Don't Push Children to Start School Too Soon  Wheeling Intelligencer

At or near the start of every school year, I used to get calls and notes from parents demanding a waiver in order to get their children into kindergarten early,

Library's new coding club launches kids into STEM  Herald Zeitung

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, jobs are among one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the United States, according to ...

Assessments can support, not just measure, student learning  The Hechinger Report

Editor's note: This story led off this week's Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers' inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top ...

Family Service Association first recipient of TL/Weis Markets program  Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

WILKES-BARRE — Family *Service* Association of Northeastern Pennsylvania is the first recipient of a $500 donation from the newly-formed program “.

School at home?  The Asian Age

Will homeschooled kids be competent enough as compared to school-going children?

A parent's Christmas survivor ritual

By Greg Erlandson • Catholic News *Service* • Posted January 18, 2019. “Your children like young olive plants around your table” (Ps 128). I have discovered a ...

AR Trial Wants to Give Juvenile Offenders a 'Second Chance'  PCMag

USC's Dr. Skip Rizzo has used virtual and augmented reality to help veterans, those with autism, and adults emerging from the criminal justice system better ...

Developed countries apply robots in education process: Experiences and Insights  The Frisky

Nowadays, robots are applied for training kids in numerous educational institutions throughout the developed countries such as the USA, UK, South Korea, ...

It's Moving Day — See Also  Above the Law

WELL, IT IS FOR SOME AT CAHILL: Stealth layoffs at Cahill. TRUMP SUBORNED PERJURY, PROBABLY: But we'll need Mitch McConnell's approval to move ...

Social Farming benefits to be highlighted at open day  Agriland

A Social Farming open day which is to be held on the farm and home of Patrick and Corina Corrigan in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, on Monday next, ...

School learners taught how to become responsible at a young age  Southern Courier

PURPOSE and Growth (PG), based in Haddon, is a non-profit organisation looking to improve school learners in academics by assisting them with assignments, ...

'The haunting crime series that had me hooked within the first two minutes.'  Mamamia

If you're a fan of Scandinavian crimes series than The Bridge is the best one of its kind, and Australians can watch all four seasons for free.

The dangers of ‘neurodiversity’: why do people want to stop a cure for autism being found?

I'm an American man affected by the disability autism. As a child, I went to special education schools for eight years and I do a self-stimulatory…

Dogs Trust Shoreham dog of the week Harley has lots of love to offer  Shoreham Herald

Harley is hopeful to find patient, gentle owners who could spend some time getting to know this lurcher crossbreed. Staff at Dogs Trust Shoreham said Harley is ...

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid social media intern  INSIDER

Insider Inc. is hiring a paid social media intern to help distribute Business Insider and INSIDER *content* across various social networks. Social media interns ...

Your Horoscope for the Week of January 21

Everything you need to know for the upcoming week. Your weekly horoscope is here!

Pre-schoolers need help managing friendships, Dublin study finds  The Irish Times

Four and five-year-olds say they would like to know how to avoid rejection and resolve conflict.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s best tips on using social media  Quartz

Superb social media fluency is one of the many things that catapulted freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez into political superstardom. Both on ...

Review: ‘Black Monday’ and ‘Brexit’ deal with catastrophes in very different ways  Los Angeles Times

National crises with global implications are the setting for two original cable productions that arrive back to back, HBO's “Brexit” and Showtime's “Black Monday.

20 Skills to Learn This New Year for Under $20  Entrepreneur

A new YouGov poll revealed that Americans are prioritizing fitness in 2019, with 59 percent of respondents saying they've committed to "exercising more" as a ...

Parents vs. The State on Education  Liberty Nation

Education is well established to hugely benefit the quality of life of those privileged enough to attain it.

NCT's Jaemin Shares His Feelings About Sacrificing School And Social Life To Be An Idol  soompi

NCT's Jaemin has revealed how he feels about giving up school to pursue his career as an idol. On the January 17 episode of tvN's “My English Puberty,” ...

West Essex YMCA to Host Camp Tours at Caldwell University

CALDWELL, NJ — Families curious about the West Essex YMCA's Pioneer Trails Day Camp are invited to Caldwell University on Saturday, Jan. 26 for a tour.

Parents who reward their children's good behaviour with extra screen time  Daily Mail

Scientists at the University of Guelph in Canada concluded that children who get rewarded with more screen time, adopt a habit that tends to continue ...

Go Baby Go aims to improve lives of kids living with disabilities  The Daily Barometer

Oregon State University is known as a leading research university, with a wide variety of different kinds of research conducted on campus. The Go Baby Go ...

The 13 greatest X-Men of all time  SYFY WIRE

January is a time of *fresh* starts and new beginnings. The way we kick off a new year informs the months that follow and that's why we're living our best ...

Newham Recorder guest column: Mandeep Gill, NewVIc principal and chief executive - Focus on individuals, not league tables | Features  Newham Recorder

Taking a break gives us time to enjoy life a little more; to read that book we've been meaning to get round to; to explore and discover the cultural wonders that ...

These are the 10 most in-demand skills of 2019, according to LinkedIn  World Economic Forum

Are you looking for a *fresh* start in 2019? Maybe you'd like to get fit? Learn a new skill? Or change career? According to analysis from networking site LinkedIn, ...

Career change: LinkedIn reveals top hard, soft skills for 2019 jobs

Amid the New Year resolutions to shed kilos and quit drinking, there's always one person at the party who holds up the champagne glass and pledges to change ...

Forget Screen Time Rules — Lean In To Parenting Your Wired Child, Author Says  NPR

In his new book, The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro argues that we're not spending enough screen time with our kids.

Top story of the week: Greyhound attacked by dogs in Lonehill Park [GRAPHIC IMAGES]  Fourways Review

WARNING – A greyhound was injured while on a walk in Lonehill recently and this article contains images that sensitive viewers may find disturbing.

3 Ways To Take Advantage Of "National Train Your Dog" Month This January  iHeartDogs

In 2010 the Association of Professional Dog Trainers named January National Train Your Dog Month. The campaign is designed to bring awareness to the ...

The Latest Tips For Branding Yourself On LinkedIn  Forbes

Remain active and continuously engage with other professionals on the site.

Students' social skills flourish best in groups with similar skill levels  Science Daily

Researchers have found that children who need assistance improving their social skills might benefit more when grouped with peers who have similar social ...

Celebrating Life  Clemson World magazine

As McIver Thomas ran in a 5K on the Clemson campus, a nagging voice kept pace with him. With every landmark he passed, it told him he shouldn't be there.

Dale Carnegie and the Parking Attendant  The Wall Street Journal

An employee inspired a Florida resort owner to an act of grace.

Amtrak Is Giving Away Free Trips on Its Most Scenic Routes  Thrillist

Amtrak is sending "real people" to send on free trips through some of its most scenic long-distance routes as they document their journey...

When the knitting club meets, troubled teenagers learn to chill - Hartford Courant  Hartford Courant

They sit, they knit, they focus.When the Knitting Club meets, anxious teenagers who have struggled in school find a new sense of calm.

Using artificial intelligence to assess clinicians' communication skills  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 18 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l161. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...

Can we learn to be more emotionally intelligent?

Both nature and nurture will have an impact on how well we can manage our emotions, react to the emotions of others and successfully navigate thro.

Finding right drivers for 'precious cargo' can be challenging for districts  Port Huron Times Herald

Students board a Port Huron Area School District bus Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 outside of Crull Elementary School. First Student runs buses on 63 routes across ...

Why sponsoring a child through Variety means the difference between learning and not  New Zealand Herald

Poverty means 200 Kiwi kids desperately need help to start school with the right gear.

Pre-school children would like help in managing their friendships, study in Dublin finds

Pre-school children need more help in managing friendships, a new study has found.

East Ramapo approves plan to meet physical education requirements  The Journal News |

The district wasn't providing enough gym class time to kids in K-6, according to a state comptroller's office.

Chipotle employee who went viral for bowl-flipping trick says 'no one thought it was a big deal' at first  Fox News

If you follow Chipotle on Instagram, you might already be familiar with Daniel Vasquez's work. But if you don't, prepare to be burrito-bowled over. The fast-casual ...

Allen Foster Sr., 79, musician, composer and retired social work administrator  The Philadelphia Tribune

Allen Foster Sr., a musician, composer and retired social work administrator, died on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. He was 79.

Are you 'real' enough to win a free deluxe trip on Amtrak?  AZCentral

The train travel company is searching for up to eight social media influencers who will receive a free round-trip ticket on a long-distance route.

A Complete Guide to Every TV Show Ending in 2019  Vulture

Many popular TV shows, such as Game of Thrones, the Big Bang Theory, and Veep are ending on television this year. Here's the complete list of what shows are ...

Robots help children with autism improve social skills  Yale News

In a Yale study, robot-guided activities helped children with Autism Spectrum Disorder improve performance in social skills such as emotional understanding.

How a Robot Named Milo Helps Children With Autism Develop Social Skills  Robotics Business Review

Michelle McFarlin, a RoboBusiness at CES speaker, explains the autism curriculum for RoboKind's Milo, a robot to develop social skills.

Bored in Class: A National Survey Finds Nearly 1 in 3 Teens Are Bored 'Most or All of the Time' in School, and a Majority Report High Levels of Stress  The 74

The difference between Hannah Williams's old and new high schools was night and day. The Nevada teen had dropped out of her first school — twice. She was ...

'Hell Is Other People': Automation And Social Skills Vs. Making Skills  Forbes

Social skills are often seen as humans' best hope in the race with the machines. They might be overrated. Don't give up on our making and building skills yet.

Ever fancied working for the emergency services? Here are 11 jobs you can apply for  Chronicle Live

Among those hiring staff are Northumbria Police, Durham Constabulary, the North East Ambulance *Service*, and Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue - and here are ...

10 UK startups to look out for in 2019  EU-Startups

The UK – and in particular London – is without a doubt Europe's top hub for tech startups, with almost 30,000 tech startups funded and 2,300 tech meetups in the ...

When Learning Social Skills, Special Ed Students Do Best When Grouped by Social Ability, Not by Disability, Study Finds  The 74

When a teacher narrows her eyes, some students might assume she's concentrating. Others might think she's angry. Some might just have no idea.

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ hints at Spock’s new role in the season 2 premiere  The Daily Dot

Captain Pike (Anson Mount) joins the crew in the season 2 premiere of 'Star Trek: Discovery,' embarking on a perilous rescue mission.

4 Emotionally Intelligent Behaviors in Entrepreneurship by Mylene Garot  PR Web

Miami Beach, FL (PRWEB) January 16, 2019 -- 4 Emotionally intelligent behaviors in Entrepreneurship Emotional intelligence according to Goleman's.

Social Skills Are Critical For Future Job-Seekers  Education Week

Social skills aren't just important to make connections with friends and family -- they could help you get hired.

16 careers that require CPR or first aid training  Best in Australia

Whether you're looking for work or improving your standing within your existing company, completing your first aid training will boost your employable skills.

This AI-powered app aims to help people with autism improve their social skills  World Economic Forum

A company that uses artificial intelligence to help people with autism is part of a wave of education technology start-ups attracting millions of dollars of global ...

GCHQ sets up all-female cyber-training classes  BBC News

All-female classes in cyber-skills are being set up by the GCHQ intelligence *service*, in an attempt to recruit a wider range of online security experts. Almost 90% ...

The video games that improve kids' social skills  Horizon magazine

Video games that are specifically designed to test and improve children's social and emotional skills could enable parents and teachers to spot issues and help ...

Autism-specific school in Queensland receives refurbishment funding | Talking Disability  Talking Disability

A Sunnybank school helping support the needs of children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Queensland has received funding to begin ...

MCIT, Huawei launch ICT job fair in Riyadh  Arab News

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) recently partnered with Huawei to launch the First Huawei and Partners ICT Talent Job Fair ...

It’s too soon to tell if robots help autistic children’s social skills  New Scientist

A US study is the latest to suggest robots could help autistic children learn social skills. Unfortunately, it's far from proven.

This Entrepreneur Used to Be the Shyest Kid in School. Now He Makes Millions Teaching Self-Mastery.  Entrepreneur

Stefan James was once so silent, people asked his parents if he could speak. Today, he speaks to millions about how to master their lives.

Your Kindergartener's Social Skills Matter More Than Their Academics  Scary Mommy

Academics are great, but it's the kid with social skills in kindergarten who are more likely to graduate high school, go on to college, and secure a job.

Forget flash cards: social skills the key to school readiness  The Sydney Morning Herald

Social skills such as knowing how to share and paying attention are the keys to school readiness.

Martin Luther King Jr. events set for Jan. 24 and Jan. 30 While many schools only  News at UNG

While many schools only bring in an outside speaker to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the University of North Georgia (UNG) will be using a different ...

Teen dies after falling from balcony of cruise ship while trying to enter his cabin  Yahoo Finance

A 16-year-old boy died on a Royal Caribbean cruise when he tried to climb onto his cabin's balcony from a neighboring balcony and fell to his death.

Disabled veteran 'so incredibly grateful' after teen girls find, return his lost wallet  Yahoo Lifestyle

Marc Walsh was devastated when he lost his wallet, with his military ID. Luckily, the two girls who found it were able to return it to him intact.

As STEM majors soar at UW, interest in humanities shrinks — a potentially costly loss  Seattle Times

The number of students studying the humanities at the University of Washington is shrinking, with some majors down as much as 50 percent in a decade.

New program helps young adults with disabilities practice social skills

NEWPORT — The ability to read a menu and order a meal at a restaurant is a skill that many people don't need to practice, but there are developmentally ...

Your Sex Horoscope for the Weekend - Cosmo Sexoscopes

Don't let Friday night's Cancer moon ruin a good time, Aries. It's in a quiet, introverted part of your chart, and you're wanting to stay at home, but going out is well ...

"Peppa Pig World Of Play" Opening Next Month at Grapevine Mills Mall  KLUV

If you or someone you know has kids or grandkids who are into Britain's children's cartoon "Peppa Pig", you may know that Brits have a 'Peppa Pig World Of ...

Young Americans are paying $600 to learn social skills. They should take my advice  The Guardian

Every week brings another Generation Y headline. They're usually variations on a theme – “Millennials have no money”; “Young people are addicted to social ...

Battering-ram attack on homeschoolers gets court OK

The European Court of Human Rights has issued a ruling supporting a decision by German authorities to demand parents relinquish their children to state ...

4 Important Social Skills You Need to Succeed at Work  Entrepreneur

Social skills are soft skills that you need in order to become successful in your career. Good news is that social skills can be learned and improved with practice.