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Play Harmony Game Room on Android

Check out the latest mobile-friendly updates and activities!   We have big news about Harmony Game Room. You can now download the mobile app for Android devices from Google Play. Access all the fun on your phone or Chromebook at no cost. The app is also available for Apple devices from The App Store, so everyone can bring engaging SEL activities to life at home …

Access the New Harmony Game Room App on Mobile

Access SEL lessons in the palm of your hand. Harmony SEL is excited to launch the first phase of the Harmony Game Room app for mobile users. Get started with fully digitized Quick Connection Cards. Parents and caretakers will find this especially helpful while learning SEL at home, and QC Cards are just the beginning!   What’s Inside the First Game Room Launch? Now it’s easier …

ASU GSV Schedule 2019

ASU GSV Panel Session: Dr. Cunningham Bending the Arc of Human Potential Through Radical Scaled Online Learning Models Room: Harbor B, Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 2:00 PM PT Length: 40 minutes Following the advent of MOOCS a decade ago, the non-profit university sector has made enormous strides in creating scaled learning delivery leveraging online models. A group of prominent academic …

Harmony SEL and National University System Brings Together Experts and Educators for Social Emotional Learning Forum

Thought leaders from school districts, education advocacy groups and youth organizations recently gathered in San Diego for the Harmony Forum on Social Emotional Learning (SEL) to discuss how educators can incorporate social emotional learning approaches to improve school culture, reduce student trauma and address equity in education. The Nov. 2 event forum featured speakers from around the country who shared developments in practice, policy and …

March is Reading Month! Top 10 Books with SEL Themes

March is National Reading Month and the perfect time to share books that encourage students to become caring and considerate citizens. Stories help students learn about other’s challenges and triumphs and to reflect on their own experiences.  These social-emotional stories encourage empathy, problem solving and perseverance: Pedro’s Big Goal by Fran Manushkin Pedro dreams of playing goalie for the next big soccer match. But he worries he’s too slow …

How Harmony SEL Helps Us Think With Our Hearts

Thinking with our hearts is a message conveyed throughout our Harmony Program and is a perfect theme as we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Harmony Pre-K and Kindergarten storybooks explore the concept of thinking with your heart through our lovable character Z and the treehouse friends. In the Unit 5 storybook: “Have a Good Day,” Z learns from the treehouse friends that there are many ways to …

How Harmony Can Help Students Cope with the Trauma of Hurricane Harvey & Irma

As floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey and Irma recede, the recent chaos and emotional upheaval of the past few weeks will start to have an especially negative impact on our students. As our children return to school, they may exhibit a variety of emotions: fear, anxiety, shock, denial, depression, aggression, and dissociative behavior. Teachers will play a crucial role in post-hurricane recovery by providing dependable schedules, …