Oakland Military Institute (OMI) is a seven-year College Preparatory Academy that began using mindfulness practices with their students. After noticing a positive change OMI decided to implement Move This World’s social emotional learning program into the curriculum to strengthen the wellbeing of both teachers and students.Read More
A social emotional learning program created by Move This World has decreased absenteeism and suspension in Brooklyn schools. Students and teachers begin and end their day by engaging in exercises that are hosted on Move This World’s online platform. SEL is a research-backed approach to helping children and adults healthily understand, express and manage their emotions.Read More
Move This World, a Manhattan-based startup that creates social emotional learning curriculums for schools has raised $1 million dollars in seed funding.Read More
An essential function to project based learning is developing 21st-century skills. 21st-century learning focuses on collaboration and teamwork, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. The link between project based learning and social emotional learning lies directly in 21st-century learning.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Teachers at The Renaissance Charter School have seen a difference in their students after using Move This World’s videos, which have provided the school an easy and accessible tool for addressing their students emotions.Read More
Despite crushing it at “hard skills” like writing, math or coding, it’s our ability to ride the waves of disappointment and rejection, pump others up, and stay constantly attuned to feedback in real, meaningful ways that help us rise above. Here’s 6 ways to cultivate these “soft skills.”Read More
80% of employers note social and emotional skills as the most important to success and yet the hardest skills to find. Build yours with these six practical tips from Move This World.Read More
Ed Dive: K12 talked with MTW partner school, Renaissance Charter, about why they see social-emotional learning as much more than a passing fad.Read More
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.Read More
Move This World recognized for "Best New Innovation" at the 2016 Beyond Sport Awards for the latest iteration of our online learning solutions.Read More
Sara sits down for a one-on-one with EdTech Chronicle to discuss National Bullying Prevention Month & the importance of mindfulness.Read More
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.Read More
Our Founder & CEO has been honored with this year's 36 Under 36 Award from Jewish Week NY. Read the full article now.Read More
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.Read More
Sara joins the likes of such famous athletes and humanitarians as Muhammad Ali & David Beckham on Beyond Sport's list of Inspirational 50.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More
Huffington Post interviews Move This World's Founder and CEO, Sara, about their impact, data, and evidence-based approach.Read More