Best Practice: 16 - Grow Emotional & Soft Skills

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.

Screen-Free Saturdays

Juggling childcare, work, and remote learning is exhausting. That’s why we’re introducing Screen-Free Saturdays: one day every week to take a break from the noise of quarantine life in favor

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Trauma-Informed Care Toolkit

Trauma-informed SEL is an approach to fostering youths’ social-emotional development with practices that support all students, but is particularly inclusive and responsive to the needs of children and youth who

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3 Tips for Humanizing Digital Pedagogy

An elementary teacher who has worked for an edtech start-up argues that it’s important now—with teachers and students working separately—to promote reflection and social connection as tools for learning.

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