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Social-Emotional Learning

The application of skills to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Storybook to help with COVID-19

May 01, 2020

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Children’s Storybooks Related to the Novel Coronavirus

Publishers and nonprofits have been providing new books with age-appropriate information about the coronavirus pandemic to housebound children free of charge. One example is My Hero Is You, a new illustrated book by Helen Patuck.

Apr 15, 2020

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Guidance for Promoting Emotional Wellbeing of Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

As their regular routines are upended during the COVID-19 pandemic, children turn to the adults in their lives for both emotional and physical safety. A newly released resource guide, coauthored by a child psychologist and trauma-informed care leader at UMass Medical School and colleagues at the national child-welfare research center Child TRENDS, offers research-informed guidance for caretakers.

social emotional learning

Jan 03, 2020

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Professional Growth Model Inspired by Mr. Rogers

Simple Interactions, a project of the Fred Rogers Center in partnership with researchers at Harvard University and University of Pittsburgh, has been adopted by schools, afterschool and summer programs, and other organizations for children in 35 states and several countries, including in China, Canada, and Scotland. Under the program, educators’ interactions with children are filmed to help strengthen relationships and educators’ professional growth.

teaching about refugees

Jan 03, 2020

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Guidance on Including Refugees in the Classroom

A website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Teaching About Refugees presents free and adaptable teaching materials on refugees, asylum, migration, and statelessness, as well as a section dedicated to professional development and guidance for elementary and secondary school teachers on including refugee children in their classes.

Top 5 Resources in November

Dec 13, 2019

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Our Top 5 Resources in November 2019

By Taylor Kremer

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 November.

BROWSE TOPICS

Digital Learning • Learning Support
Funding & Recognition
Mobile Learning
Professional Growth
Social Media
STEM • STEAM • STREAM

BROWSE FOCUS AREAS

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