Educators and parents in the US are reporting an uptick in anxiety and related mental health issues among students. A California high school launched an
Best Practice: Grow Emotional & Soft Skills
Recognizing the power of emotions and cultivating emotional resilience can help schools retain teachers.
Instead of resorting to “Hey, you,” try these techniques for retrieving names.
Healy, M., & Los Angeles Times. (2019, July 10). Doctor’s orders: Let children just play. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
According to doctors, playing may be the best thing to increase your child’s creativity, critical thinking, and resilience. Children spend up to two hours on
Responding to children appropriately using serve and return techniques are important for strengthening neural connections that support communication and social development.
Northwest Middle School takes on new year with ‘social-emotional learning’. (2019, August 08). Retrieved August 9, 2019.
Northwest Middle School in Knoxville, Tenn., dedicates about 20 minutes each morning to activities that help students improve social and emotional learning. Teachers say they
How visits to schools abroad have enriched this Chicago teacher’s work in social and emotional learning. (2019, August 05). Retrieved August 8, 2019.
High-school teacher Hyam Elsaharty, who recently was honored by Chicago Public Schools for excellence in social and emotional learning, shares approaches she uses in her
Young children who have experienced trauma may have issues with brain development that can affect their behavioral, social and academic progress, writes Lori Desautels, an
Schwartz, S. (2019, July 16). Teachers Support Social-Emotional Learning, But Say Students in Distress Strain Their Skills. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
In Tacora Snell’s 5th grade classroom, it’s not unusual for students to tell her that they need a break. See what she is doing to
Gewertz, C. (2019, June 26). How Arts Teachers Are Strengthening Students’ Social-Emotional Muscles. Retrieved July 2, 2019.
Guiding students through the bold colors and statements of graffiti art. Teaching them how to blend their voices in song. Arts experiences like these can