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Our blog provides a closer look at the organization’s philosophy, pedagogy, and experiences of educator alumni through our framework of science, skills, and self-awareness of relationships and FuelEd's secret sauce.

Science

Attachment Theory In Action - Podcast

Our own Dr. Kelley Munger speaks with Karen Doyle Buckwalter of the Attachment Theory in Action podcast where they discuss attachment relationships in educational settings.

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Science

SEL for Teachers - Podcast

Join Megan Marcus and Kelley Munger as guests on the Getting Smart Podcast with Rebecca Midles to discuss SEL for Teachers and Relationship Building in classrooms, schools, and districts.

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Science

The Neuroscience of Relationships - Podcast

Join Megan Marcus and Kelley Munger on the FuelEd team to talk about relationship-driven education, the science behind emotional intelligence, and what it means for us as we engage students and donors as delivered on the Fundraising Voices podcast from February 25, 2021.

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Science

Earned Secure Attachment

At FuelEd, we love the concept of earned secure attachment (ESA) because it demonstrates the human capacity to heal and change relationship patterns across our lifespan.

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Skills

Trauma and the Healing Power of Empathy

We're excited to be presenting at the 4th Annual AT|N Creating Trauma-Sensitive Schools Conference this year happening from February 15th through the 18th.

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Science

Developing emotionally intelligent educators - Podcast

Join Dr. Kelley Munger (researcher) and Megan Marcus, (founder) of FuelEd on the Neuroscience Meets Social and Emotional Learning Podcast, episode #105 with Andrea Samadi.

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Science

How Does Neuroscience Intersect With Education? - Podcast

Join Dr. Kelley Munger (researcher) and Megan Marcus, (founder) of FuelEd on the Philanthropy United Podcast, season 01 episode #5 with Jessica Leila Adnani & Kendal Macumber.

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Science

Understanding Avoidant Attachment Styles

At its core, avoidant attachment styles involve the minimization of stress in order to paradoxically keep caregivers close.

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Science

There's No Such Thing As One Person

Without mutually stimulating interactions, people and neurons wither and die.

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Self-Awareness

Four Ways to Build Deeper Relationships through Technology - Flight or Flock

It's critical to take the time to name and celebrate the ways that you are being held, and are holding others, and to honor the tears you’ve shed together.

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Secret Sauce

No More Superstar Teachers

Education doesn’t need a hero, it needs you.

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Skills

Rethinking “Tough Love”

Instead of preparing students to succeed in a world that values compliance, schools have the potential to equip students to build a happier, healthier, more whole world.

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Self-Awareness

Enduring Together

FuelEd Counselor, Nancy Southern reflects on her role as a therapist and the importance of a secure attachment relationship in overcoming the stresses and pressure of being an educator.

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Self-Awareness

What Is Trauma-Informed Teaching?

In order to see each other, in all our complexity, we must first work to see ourselves more clearly.

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Skills

Listening: The Greatest Gift You Can Give

Revisit a simple, foundational technique for practicing empathic listening with those in our personal and professional lives.

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Secret Sauce

A Conversation with FuelEd Founder, Megan Marcus

FuelEd founder, Megan Marcus, shares more of FuelEd’s history and where she sees the organization going in the future.

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Skills

Want to Heal Toxic Stress? Start With Relationships

By adopting co-regulation tactics and secure attachment behaviors, educators can both acknowledge the chronic stress many children are prone to and be a source of healing so students can learn and live with freedom and joy.

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