Chase Mielke is a writer, speaker, and award-winning high school teacher. He holds a master's degree in curriculum and instruction and runs www.affectiveliving.com, a blog dedicated to helping educators better understand and teach social-emotional learning. Mielke's work has been featured on CNN and on these websites: We Are Teachers, Edutopia, HuffPost, and Cult of Pedagogy. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife, Ashlee, and son, Maddox. Mielke may be contacted via AffectiveLiving.com/contact.