SEL & Mindset
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the deliberate commitment to including a framework of essential skills and dispositions that complement academics but historically have not been a part of curricular design. Learners acquire and effectively apply the skills necessary for self-regulation or managing and talking about emotions, forming relationships, setting goals and demonstrating empathy during their learning.
The Scientific Case for Cultivating Grateful Learning Communities
What do you think of when you hear the words “gratitude” or “thankfulness” in the context of education? Allison Posey and Lainie Rowell share more in their latest post.
Tips from the Field: 4 Strategies for Supporting students
Educators all know that keeping students connected and engaged is critical to their success in school. Here are four strategies for supporting students.
Getting to Yes: How to Spur Treatment for Mental Health
Ken Duckworth pens an open letter on motivational interviewing and mental health.
Alter Ego: Using Values to Fight Peer Pressure
When our self-integrity is threatened even momentarily, we are more likely to conform to others who offer validation, even when their views are wrong, reckless, or hateful.