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How smart are you?

Third-graders march into their classrooms for the Fairy Tale Ball at Sunrise Elementary.
Third-graders march into their classrooms for the Fairy Tale Ball at Sunrise Elementary.

As children, we took assessment tests that measured our brain power. As college students we relied on our GPA to tell us how well we were doing. Landing a job with a handsome salary meant we had arrived. But where?

 What about the skills to simply get along in the world with other people, situations, challenges?

Emotional Intelligence can perhaps be the strongest indicator of how “successful” one will be navigating through life. Can it be taught?

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(S-R archives photo; May 2012. Third-graders march into their classrooms for the Fairy Tale Ball at Sunrise Elementary.)




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