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Developing CosmoTeenz: We need the help of teens

Developing CosmoTeenz: We need the help of teens Our CosmoKidz resources continue to grow. We now need to ask teens (13-17) what the issues are they want to be able to talk about so they can better engage in their social worlds. If you know of any teens who would be willing to anonymously answer some questions to guide us in our developments please share this link with them: https://forms.gle/74oXLXstV26ynqWV7 ... Read More

CosmoKidz in a Whole-of-School Trial

CosmoKidz in a Whole-of-School Trial Independence Leadership Academy in Louisiana has whole-heartedly embraced the CosmoKidz ethos, implementing CosmoKidz and deliberation activities throughout the school from pre-kindergarten to 4th grade.  ... Read More

CosmoTweenz D’Club kids open their hands to help others

CosmoTweenz D’Club kids open their hands to help others We are already starting to observe the positive impacts of using our latest educational resource kit for tweens. Read how tweens in the D’Club, an after-school deliberation club based on CosmoKidz and Tweenz practices, are putting their learning to good use by raising funds for others in need.  ... Read More

New CosmoTweenz resources

New CosmoTweenz resources We have started developing our CosmoKIdz for Tweenz educational resources. The first activity set to be released is “Three choices…and then what happens”—a resource for helping 8-11 year-olds work through difficult social choices.  ... Read More

CosmoKidz stand in Louisianna

CosmoKidz stand in Louisianna In April, Chipps Taylor and Nicole Wells, a 2nd grade teacher, spent the day at the Capital building in Louisiana to showcase CosmoKidz as part of the Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund. The woman who made the last set of puppets also made the table cloth for us. Big smile!!!  ... Read More

Cosmokidz in Romania—a new and exciting experience

Cosmokidz in Romania—a new and exciting experience CosmoKidz was first introduced in Romania in 2016. Carmen Gabriela Greab and Iuliana Gabriela Georgescu describe this new and exciting experience for them. They have been so inspired by the effect of CosmoKidz, they are now exploring ways of expanding the program. ... Read More

CosmoKidz: Teaching Children Response-Abilities in Their Relationships

CosmoKidz: Teaching Children Response-Abilities in Their Relationships The goals of CosmoKidz are to help children develop skills and abilities that help nurture cosmopolitan ways of being. We have recently concluded a three-year research project with all kindergarten through second-grade classes (ages 4-7) in Oracle, Arizona with results showing that if these skills and abilities are practiced consistently, they become part of a child’s repertoire for acting into his/her social worlds. ... Read More

Camp CosmoKidz: Bigger and better

Camp CosmoKidz: Bigger and better Last year we were excited to tell you about our first ever CosmoKidz Camp. This year we have more good news to report. The Camp has continued and it has become bigger and better with the generous support of the Louisiana Governor's Office. ... Read More

CosmoKidz in Louisiana: An inspiring first year

CosmoKidz in Louisiana: An inspiring first year We have just completed our first year of the CosmoKIdz program in Louisiana and it was truly inspiring. Our research data clearly show that the program is instrumental in cultivating invaluable social skills. ... Read More

Beyond CosmoKidz: We need your help!

Beyond CosmoKidz: We need your help! We created CosmoKidz to help young children develop relational awareness and related skills. We have more than four years’ worth of research to confirm it works. Now we want to go beyond CosmoKidz and we need your help. We invite all forms of collaboration in this new development. ... Read More

CosmoKidz goes to Louisianna

CosmoKidz goes to Louisianna, October 31, 2017 We have sports camps, art camps, scholastic camps, but have you ever heard of a camp that focuses on helping kids develop better communicating skills? Well, this year there was one. We held our first ever Camp CosmoKidz this summer in Louisiana. The camp and its aftermath is such an extraordinary example of how one small thing can be so positively welcomed and then blossom into more, that we wanted to tell you the story. ... Read More

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