Both teachers and parents may find these basic social and emotional learning (SEL) practices, from deep breathing to self-talk, helpful during this stressful time.
As schools and districts shift to online learning in response to the coronavirus, we educators need to create supportive and caring classroom communities in this new virtual environment. Here are ten tips for doing it.
It's helpful to create community guidelines for our online gatherings of staff - during the coronavirus pandemic, or at any time. Here are some sample guidelines from a recent online gathering of Morningside staff.
Young people need support and encouragement now more than ever. We can create a caring community for our students now - whether we're connecting at school or online.
This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where students can connect and gather strength during the coronavirus pandemic.
This online activity provides a supportive virtual space where school staff can connect and gather strength to support our students during the coronavirus pandemic.
The poem Yes, by William Stafford, is a timely one to share with students and colleagues, either face to face or virtually. Here, a reading and suggestions for how to reflect together on the poem.