Supporting Students by Supporting Teachers

Move This World highlights the need for adult social and emotional learning and references the Commission’s second case study, Supporting the Whole Teacher. The post describes key steps one Nashville school has taken in addressing this need.

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Five New York Tech Companies To Watch

Earlier this month, we launched Tech Takes Action, a new tool to help New York tech workers respond to the most pressing issues of the day by speaking up, chipping in, and giving back.

Following this theme, we decided this month’s companies to watch should focus on five Tech:NYC members that are embracing social good and making a real difference in their communities. We love that these companies have set out not only to create successful businesses but also help people along the way.

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2016 Stevie Award Winners

Move This World, along with our CEO, Sara, and U.S. Programs Director, Anya, were awarded Stevie Awards respectively in the categories of: Organization of the Year, Female Innovator of the Year, and Employee of the Year.

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#BridgingTheGap: Creative Learning Techniques

This week on BridgingTheGap, expert guest Sara Potler-LaHayne, joined us to share her thoughts on the best ways to integrate creative learning into education.

Sara is the Founder & CEO of Move This World. A life-long 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.

Her company, Move This World equips leaders with a set of evidence-based, creative tools to manage daily stresses and to give people the skills to collaborate and support one another to succeed. The organization has equipped over 150,000 individuals across school districts and organizations, with the tools to strengthen their mental and emotional wellbeing.

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Learning Empathy Through Dance

The Atlantic speaks with Move This World and other social organizations aiming to change school climate using movement and expression as vehicles for teaching kids social-emotional skills. 

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10 Pieces of Advice for Startups, From Successful Female Founders

A group of smart, successful female founders and CEOs gathered on the 15th floor of the New York Times building in NYC for "10 Things Every Female CEO Should Know," a panel organized by development consultancy Cyrus Innovation, along with co-sponsors Brand Foundry, Dev Bootcamp, New York Angels, and Bella Minds, as part of Cyrus's Female Founders program. Here's a list of some of the best advice for startups from the evening.

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Happy Healthy You: Sara Potler LaHayne of Move This World

Enjoy Happy Healthy You! - our podcast about living a joy-filled life with balance in body, mind and spirit. A world where creative expression and emotional well-being are celebrated, are validated, and are part of all interactions at home and in the workplace. Sounds like a good idea, right? Sara’s got it covered!

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Sara Potler LaHayne Is Working to "Move This World"

Move This World uses creative movement as a way to transform conflict, violence, and bullying in communities. In partnership with schools, community-based organizations, families, and corporations, MTWis building and connecting more peaceful communities in the United States in Baltimore, Newark, New York City, and Washington, DC.

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