Welcome to the Saracast: Conversations in Social Emotional Learning! Meet Sara LaHayne, an entrepreneur, CEO, mom to two toddlers, an artist, a dancer, and host of the Saracast. Join Sara each week as she speaks with experts in the field of social emotional learning to better understand the science and impact of this transformative work. In each episode, Sara will provide opportunities for practice to help listeners apply what they learn about social and emotional wellness to their daily lives.
“We have all experienced a Ronacoaster of emotions this year, so I’m bringing you The Saracast: Conversations in Social Emotional Learning. We’ll dive into the practices that our organization uses with our students and that I use with myself and my family to maintain social emotional wellness – and even some new tricks that we’ve learned in the past few months. We’ll also talk with some of the leading experts, researchers, scientists and practitioners of social emotional learning to build our capacity for this work, discussing the science of learning and why emotions matter.”
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About Sara LaHayne
Sara LaHayne is the founder and CEO of Move This World, a leading social emotional learning program. Named “Female Innovator of the Year” in the 2016 Stevie Awards, Sara has presented at conferences around the world and been featured in USA Today, Forbes, The Washington Post, The Guardian, and others. A lifelong dancer and previous professional performer, Sara was a Fulbright Scholar in Bogotá, Colombia when she authored, implemented, and evaluated the original Move This World curriculum.
About The Move This World Audio Network
Move This World Audio Network provides screen-free opportunities for learning and play. Interactive audio experiences engage listeners in practices that foster social and emotional wellness. For adults, The Saracast: Conversations in Social Emotional Learning invites listeners to a deep-dive into the field of social emotional wellness. Featuring interviews with researchers, scientists, educators, and experts in the field, The Saracast connects the science of social emotional learning with the practice of applying SEL to your daily life. For children, The Emotion Motion Podcast takes listeners on a journey through storytelling designed to engage children and their families in movement and creative expression. You can find podcasts from the Move This World Audio Network on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and www.movethisworld.com.
About Move This World
Move This World cultivates the development of social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to empower students to navigate the complex and rapidly-changing realities of our world. An SEL program that has impacted the lives of over one million students across 35 states, Move This World provides educators and students with a robust, daily curriculum designed to strengthen social and emotional wellbeing in order to create and maintain healthy environments where effective teaching and learning can thrive. Move This World’s extensive online library of PreK-12 videos and resources are rooted in creative expression and designed to help students develop a common language to improve communication, build trust, and create stronger communities. For more information: www.movethisworld.com.