Rick Hess: City Year partners with public schools in 29 cities across the U.S., where its AmeriCorps members provide full-time support to students and teachers. Especially in light of the
A sense of hope, or faith combined with optimism, positively alters chemicals in the brain and influences decision-making and problem-solving abilities. Educators who implement practices that ensure students have a sense of hope, understand that mistakes are not permanent, and view success as within reach will be more likely to have students who are more persistent learners who put forth the effort needed to be successful.
Quick & easy socio-emotional learning steps for F2F or Virtual: How Educators Can Help Parents: 6 Remote Learning Tips
Planning for the coming school year should include specific efforts to engage parents and provide them with the comfort, stability, and technological help they need during very difficult times.
Teachers have a direct effect on student performance through their daily work in the classroom. Much of this comes through the school’s classroom visit feedback support cycle.
When we feel like we matter, we can do our jobs better and feel more fulfilled. For educators, this can make the difference between staying in teaching or leaving. Researchers
Feeling part of something is key to being the best we can possibly be both personally and professionally, but the nuances of belonging are important.
Carr, L. (2022, June 17). A Guide for New High School Counselors. Edutopia. Retrieved June 29, 2022.
Making connections, managing schedules, and building up student confidence isn’t always easy, but support from experienced colleagues can make an impactful difference.
Klein, A. (2022, June 27). Want to Accelerate Students’ Learning? Don’t Forget About Wraparound Services. Education Week. Retrieved June 29, 2022.
Communities must consider the wraparound services — mental health counseling, food banks, etc., may be needed in order to promote accelerated learning in students.