Play can help the youngest students transition to in-person learning and develop skills they need for the future.
Grow Emotional & Soft Skills Emotional skills are required for school and life success. While some emotions are hard-wired from birth, other key emotional responses must be taught. Students who lack a full range of emotional and soft skills often struggle at school. Educators who understand the complexities of emotional skill development will be able to provide specific emotional and soft skills instruction for learners who exhibit a more narrow range of appropriate emotional responses to the socially-complex school environment.
Trauma research shows that the vast majority of people who experience trauma—about 80%—will recover in just a few months. About 10% of people, however, will develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress
The No. 1 need we have heard and addressed here in helping schools improve since the start of the pandemic has been how to improve student engagement. Collectively, we have
When adults support development of teens’ executive function skills during the critical years of adolescence, it can have a lifelong impact.
To effectively collaborate and problem-solve, students need to develop a greater understanding of themselves and others.
Common social and emotional learning strategies also promote equity, contributing to all students’ feeling of belonging in school.
Reading and math have always been parents’ most-requested subjects for tutoring help, but social and emotional health is emerging as a key issue as students begin to return to classrooms.
Letters of gratitude part of school’s kindness campaign.