Coronavirus

January 1, 2021

Why are some people skeptical about getting a Covid vaccine, even though evidence shows that the approved vaccines are safe and effective? And who should be vaccinated first? Students read about and discuss the vaccination news. 

December 26, 2020

Students practice their critical thinking skills by analyzing an image and then articles about conspiracy theories and anti-vaccine myths.

September 24, 2020

"Care and healing must be a central focus as we welcome students back to class this month," writes Morningside trainer Marieke van Woerkom in a new article on Edutopia

August 28, 2020

Activities to help middle and high school students develop the key self-care practice of positive self-talk, from affirmations to gratitude.

August 28, 2020

Activities to help elementary students develop the key self-care practice of positive self-talk, from affirmations to gratitude.

July 26, 2020

Teachers’ social and emotional well-being must be a priority of any plan to reopen our schools. 

July 20, 2020

Students read and think about what other students have to say about Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter and then share their own perspectives.  (Grades 3-6)

July 20, 2020

Students examine and reflect on other students’ art and writing about Covid and Black Lives Matter, and share their own perspectives, including through art. (Grades 6-12)

May 19, 2020

This lesson has young people explore how we can use breathing to care for ourselves during times of stress – and reflect on how that works for different people. 

May 18, 2020

This lesson has young people explore how we can use breathing to care for ourselves during times of stress – and reflect on how that works for different people.