Researchers who examined data from five large California school districts have concluded that measures of students’ personal strengths and interpersonal skills are not reliable enough at this point to include in states’ and districts’ school accountability systems. Read more ›
Resources Tagged With: social emotional
There are a lot of skills necessary to succeed in school that aren’t directly about mastering content, including the ability to recognize, name and control ones emotions. The school day often comes with lots of emotion, everything from elation to frustration, which makes it the perfect place to practice self-regulation. Read more ›
Preschool is an important time for children to build pro-social behaviors and learn to get along with other kids in a school setting. Recently, there has been more emphasis on academic preparation in preschool, but just as important, are the social and emotional skills kids will need to succeed when they move into kindergarten. Read more ›
As a parent you give your children a good start in life—you nurture, protect and guide them. Parenting is a process that prepares your child for independence. As your child grows and develops, there are many things you can do to help your child. Read more ›
Teacher and Principal Perspectives on Social and Emotional Learning in America’s Schools presents findings from nationally representative samples of teachers and principals surveyed for the RAND Corporation’s web-based American Educator Panels. Educators responded to questions addressing their beliefs about the importance and value of SEL in schools, their approaches to promoting and measuring SEL, and their opinions regarding supports for improving SEL.
Many children come to school with much more packed in their backpacks than just their lunch. They may walk into school weighed down by family conflicts or concerns, friendship troubles, hunger, exhaustion, or strong feelings of sadness or fear. These stressors can cause students to have greater difficulty focusing, processing information, and regulating their emotional responses. Read more ›
EdRev Expo 2019 Workshop: Do Your OmmWork! Observing Mindful Meditation to Relieve Stress & Create Success [presentation]
This experiential workshop is based on the book Do Your OMMWork!, which focuses on stress for our kids today and how we can guide them to relieve stress, discover their unique gifts, live with purpose and reach their potential. Presenter Kathi Donnelly demonstrates how to implement breathing/self care techniques to regulate emotions, release anxiety and manage daily stressors from school, home, competition, media, and social pressures. Read more ›
Is your child/family going through a transition that’s turning your household upside down? Perhaps it’s a new school, or grade level…and it’s pushing you to the edge of your limits. Learn what building and sustaining resiliency may look like for your family, especially in the most difficult of circumstances.
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Cops and No Counselors: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff is Harming Students [downloadable]
Today’s school children are experiencing record levels of depression and anxiety, alongside multiple forms of trauma.
Cops and No Counselors: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff is Harming Students reviews state-level student-to-school-based mental health personnel ratios as well as data concerning law enforcement in schools. Read more ›