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Wed, May 03


Sankofa Video, Books, & Café

7 Secrets of Social Emotional Learning

We're chatting with Tierica Berry, founder of A Woman’s Standard, on her new book 7 Secrets to Social-Emotional Learning!

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7 Secrets of Social Emotional Learning
7 Secrets of Social Emotional Learning

Time & Location

May 03, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Sankofa Video, Books, & Café, 2714 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA


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About the book: 

What is the source of disruptive behavior among students? What are the emotional triggers that escalate a situation into disruptive, disrespectful or violent behavior? What are the skills and strategies teachers need to de-escalate a potentially volatile situation with students? How can teachers and leaders help students more effectively process emotions that lead to disruptive behavior?

Through an understanding of Social Emotional Learning, this professional development guide offers teachers and leaders practical techniques to address common issues in their classroom management and school culture. These practical tools empower educators to transform potentially volatile situations into opportunities for character development, greater student growth, engagement and achievement.

Topics Include:

Processing Emotional Trauma

Trauma Responsive Practices

Emotional Suppression

Reducing Recidivism

About the author:

Tierica Berry is an award winning author, speaker and creator of A Woman’s Standard, a gender-based youth leadership development program designed to remove barriers for female student achievement. With heavy emphasis on literacy, emotional intelligence, and self efficacy, Tierica has managed to motivate and redirect some of the most troubled youth with her engaging and relevant programs.

Her Past clientele includes various types of youth organizations from public school districts, girls programs, charter schools and youth detention centers. Tierica has received national recognition for her creative writing program, The Anthology Project, and her highly relevant program that help with transition, refinement, self esteem, and critical thinking.

She has authored multiple books for teen girls including Unpacking the Emotional Suitcase - an activity guide for emotional success and Teach a Girl to Fish: Lessons of Responsibility and Accountability for Young Women.

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