Teachers nationwide are considering how to support students who may be traumatized by images of violence at the United States Capitol on January 6. Some school districts are offering counseling services for students, giving them opportunities to share. The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence is offering a freeonline course for educators called “Managing Emotions in Times of Uncertainty & Stress.” The flexible 10-hour course is designed for school staff, including teachers, paraprofessionals, counselors, principals, and nonteaching staff in preK–12 schools. The course will educate school staff in the science and impact of stress, offer strategies for helping students identify and manage their emotions, provide school staff with the opportunity to build and apply social and emotional skills and strategies, and provide resources and ideas that are relevant during this time of heightened crisis.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in June.
accountability, and leadership—how do we fit these powerful life skills into a remote
learning environment? The start of the school year was an adjustment. Most of
our students attended school in a hybrid model while others opted for 100
percent virtual. September was the start of a teaching and learning experience like
no other, and we were ready for anything.