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14 01, 2021

How Near-Peer Mentors Can Foster SEL and Improve Student Outcomes

By |2021-01-13T18:29:21+00:00January 14th, 2021|SEL, SEL Data|0 Comments

A simple fact: Near-peer mentors are able to connect with students in ways adults may not be able to.The best student mentors provide encouragement, guidance, and support. They are a trustworthy and listening ear, and great at forming meaningful and nurturing relationships with their mentees. They also help students learn and develop the academic, social, [...]

7 01, 2021

4 Ways to Start the New Year Strong

By |2021-01-13T17:54:51+00:00January 7th, 2021|SEL|0 Comments

Even during normal times, both teachers and students need a kick-start after returning from winter break. The long winter months lie ahead, and there is still a lot of teaching to do. Making a few key changes to your instruction and daily routine will help re-energize both you and your students so you finish the [...]

10 12, 2020

10 SEL Activities for Educators to De-Stress Over Winter Break

By |2020-12-04T18:56:50+00:00December 10th, 2020|Adult SEL, SEL|Comments Off on 10 SEL Activities for Educators to De-Stress Over Winter Break

Educators, we know you’ve had a tough year. In addition to the normal stress that comes with teaching, you are also faced with the challenges of online and distance learning, helping students cope with grief and loss, and disruptions to your personal lives. We know these are just a few of the big challenges you [...]

10 12, 2020

7 Strategies to Help Students and Families (and You) Cope with Grief

By |2020-12-28T21:17:58+00:00December 10th, 2020|Industry Leadership, SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|Comments Off on 7 Strategies to Help Students and Families (and You) Cope with Grief

The pandemic has caused loss in everyone’s lives. We are all dealing with grief — whether it is the passing of a loved one, sadness from not being able to see family and friends, or the loss of a job or financial security.Finding ways to cope with grief is especially important right now. Educators are [...]

12 11, 2020

3 Tools to Strengthen Your MTSS Framework with SEL

By |2020-11-18T21:56:31+00:00November 12th, 2020|Distance Learning, MTSS/PBIS, SEL, SEL Integration, Student Equity|Comments Off on 3 Tools to Strengthen Your MTSS Framework with SEL

Social and emotional learning (SEL) and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) go hand in hand. Developing social-emotional skills in youth has shown to be effective at improving academic outcomes for all students – from the valedictorian to the student most at-risk of dropping out.There are many ways SEL can support your school’s MTSS framework. We’ve [...]

5 11, 2020

COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grant

By |2020-11-06T18:00:07+00:00November 5th, 2020|Funding, SEL|Comments Off on COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grant

Funding alert! Get up to $50k to support student mental health with this new grant from the School-Based Healthcare Solutions Network, Inc. The COVID-19 Student Support Recovery Grant is now open to all school districts (including private and charter) and education agencies in order to implement telehealth mental health services for children impacted by school closures due [...]

29 10, 2020

3 Reasons You Need to Provide SEL for Educators Right Now

By |2020-10-28T20:44:24+00:00October 29th, 2020|Adult SEL, Professional Development, SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You Need to Provide SEL for Educators Right Now

Teaching is a difficult job in the best of times, but during the pandemic, many educators are feeling increased stress, anxiety, and pressure.SEL can help!When educators have strong social-emotional skills, they are:more resilient and better equipped to manage stress, the demands of teaching, and students’ needsbetter prepared to teach SEL to studentsable to model social-emotional [...]

16 10, 2020

5 SEL Activities to Reduce Bullying in Your School

By |2020-10-28T20:34:00+00:00October 16th, 2020|SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 5 SEL Activities to Reduce Bullying in Your School

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and a time to bring awareness to bullying and its harmful effects.Everyone is affected by bullying.Students who bully others are more likely to demonstrate violent or criminal behavior and abuse drugs and alcohol. Victims of bullying can experience depression, loneliness, and anxiety — all of which can last into [...]