Social and Emotional Learning


April 30, 2020

Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis

Source: Child Mind Institute | Repost Fight for Life Foundation 4/30/2020 -As schools close and workplaces go remote to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, parents everywhere are struggling to keep children healthy and occupied. If you’re anxious about how to protect and nurture kids through this crisis —…

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October 03, 2019

Many Teachers See Social-Emotional Learning As The ‘Missing Link’ In Student Success

Source: hechingerreport.org | Re-Post Fight for Life Foundation 10/3/2019 -Our goal at Fight for Life is to introduce kids to life lessons and coach character qualities that are necessary in order to help them to sidestep or deal with the many obstacles that they will face in life. If kids…

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April 25, 2019

4 Ways to Use Athletics to Promote SEL and Character Development

Source: edutopia.org | Re-Post 4/25/2019 -Educational Athletics is a term used by the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) to denote how athletic competition should be both an extension of the classroom and an educational activity in itself designed to teach life lessons and prepare young people with both values and…

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April 05, 2018

Why We RAP

Each year, Fight For Life Foundation strives to teach core values through physical activity. This takes shape in the form of our Seal the Deal Youth Football Camp where children from the inner city in both Indianapolis and Sharon, Pennsylvania come to develop their football skills as well as learn…

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April 05, 2018

Curing A National Epidemic With Physical Literacy And SEL

Source: gettingsmart.com | Re-Post Fight for Life 4/5/2018 -Real change doesn’t occur without a certain level of discomfort. In fact, the greater the discomfort, the greater the potential change.At the micro level, personal change occurs when an individual throws their proverbial hands up and declares “I’ve had enough” and then…

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March 20, 2018

Building Dreams Testimonials

  Our Building Dreams students are a pretty big deal, which is why their thoughts and opinions are at the core of each of our programs. Our overall goal is to introduce social and emotional learning into the classroom in a way that’s exciting, engaging, and relevant. Throughout the course of…

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March 08, 2018

Early Social-Emotional Functioning and Public Health: The Relationship Between Kindergarten Social Competence and Future Wellness

Source: ajph.aphapublications.org | Re-Post Fight for Life7/8/2018 – Understanding what early characteristics predict future outcomes could be of great value in helping children develop into healthy adults. In recent years, much research has been directed toward understanding noncognitive traits in children that may increase the likelihood of healthy personal development and…

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