Skills for Learning: Emotions & Relationships

Skills for Learning:

Emotions & Relationships

What is the role of emotion & relationships in learning?

Understand how childhood adversity and trauma affect cognition and learning. Learn how to foster positive emotions and behaviors that increase student engagement, effort and learning outcomes. Develop a better understanding of the interdependencies between cognition, emotion and behaviors to better support your students.

Our Solutions

1. COGx Professional Development - Empowering Educators to Foster Positive Emotions & Relationships

Positive emotions and behaviors can increase student engagement, effort and learning outcomes. Understanding the interdependencies between cognition and emotion is an important foundation for both teaching and learning.


What you will learn:

The impact of emotions on cognition and learning. 5 core competencies of Social-Emotional Learning. 6 essential components of Positive Education. 8 principles of Trauma-Sensitive Education 3 student mindsets: Growth, Belonging, and Purpose/Relevance. Classroom strategies to support positive emotions, engagement and positive relationships in learning.


How you will learn:

3 Video Micro Lessons from experts 6 Group Discussion Invitations 2 Visuals and Graphic Organizers Ongoing self-checks and application of concepts Direct access to your Program Leader Opportunities to give and receive feedback from your peers Teaching practice reflection Estimated time to complete: 2.5 hours

2. COGx Student Program - Empowering Students to Become Sophisticated Learners

The COGx program for students, Becoming a Sophisticated Learner, provides students with the foundational skills necessary to develop 21st century skills. Students master evidence-based techniques and strategies to process information effectively and for building reliable prior knowledge, which is a prerequisite for critical thinking, creative thinking and effective communication. Furthermore, students learn how to monitor, organize, self-regulate and adjust their learning (metacognition, executive function). Students are equipped to apply what they learn to their classes and studies and are as such prepared to succeed in school and beyond.

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