Social and Emotional Learning
Find and share resources for creating a healthy school culture by helping students develop skills to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts, and make responsible decisions.
- By providing students with opportunities to let their identities shine, educators get to know them well, says youth advocate Karen Pittman—and that is one of the first steps in culturally responsive teaching.
- In this video series, we explore how educators can guide all students, regardless of their developmental starting points, to become productive and engaged learners.
- While checking in on students’ well-being at the beginning of class is important, tending to it throughout the day helps students flourish—socially, emotionally, and academically.
- When schools abruptly closed due to Covid-19, teachers figured out how to make remote learning work. This week, as the nation expresses its gratitude, we recap the emotional journey.
- A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success.
- This round-up of teachers reaching out to their distant students makes it more clear than ever that relationships are always at the heart of teaching.
- Research shows that students who feel safe and supported by adults at school are better able to learn.