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.
May 01, 2020
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
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.
Jan 03, 2020
, 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.
Jan 03, 2020
A website of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
(UNHCR), Teaching About Refugees
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.
Dec 13, 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.