The best learning emerges in a classroom community where children feel accepted and appreciated for their ideas and actions. Through the activities inGetting to the Heart of Learning, Ellen Booth Church shows teachers and caregivers how easy it is to foster childrens sense of curiosity through group explorations that promote social connection and positive development. With step-by-step instructions,Getting to the Heart of Learning weaves social-emotional learning into activities that support math, science, literacy, and motor skills. Rather than adding in activities throughout the day, these explorations integrate social-emotional learning across the curriculum through group involvement and building community. Learn how to strengthen home-to-school connections, too, with easy strategies that help families develop a shared vision for students social-emotional and academic success.