Find compassionate perspectives and evidence-based strategies to foster school environments that promote psychological well-being and support students experiencing behavioral, emotional, or social challenges.
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- The behaviors associated with oppositional defiant disorder can be challenging in the classroom, but there are strategies to help build relationships and make way for learning.
- A trauma-informed approach ensures that students feel safe, supported, and nurtured—to improve their chances of academic success.129.4k
- Students who need extra social and emotional support have a quick check-in with an adult at the start and end of each day.89.7k
- How early-grade teachers tackled a chaotic year and helped the youngest learners acclimate to life in (actual) school. It’s work that's likely to continue this school year.1.7k
- Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California’s first surgeon general, on the impact of multigenerational adversity, SEL in the classroom, and the transformational powers of meditation.13.5k
- The pandemic has revealed—and exacerbated—inequities that hold many students back. Here’s how teachers can help.27.3k
- Many students are still a little overwhelmed at being around their peers, though they’re also excited. Some simple strategies can help them adjust to being back in school.10.5k
- A quick, fun classroom activity fosters open dialogue while releasing pent-up energy.44.6k
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