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.
With all of the changes happening to the way students learn, now is an important time for educators to consider how they’re fostering creativity. Check out the infographic below on creativity from Canva.
On the laundry list of skills and content areas teachers have to cover, creativity doesn’t traditionally get top billing. It’s usually lumped together with other soft skills like communication and collaboration: Great to have, though not as important as reading or long division.
But research is showing that creativity isn’t just great to have. It’s an essential human skill — perhaps even an evolutionary imperative in our technology-driven world.
As the nation grapples with the impact and fears of COVID-19, these times continue to be unpredictable and emotionally charged, especially for children. Global Oneness Project is sharing a new short documentary that captures the experiences and emotions of youth.
Salesforce has announced Work.com for Schools to help school administrators make data-driven decisions on when and how to return to campus safely, facilitate communication between teachers and families at scale, and support students remotely.
The nonprofit Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and several other organizations have released guidance to help schools meet the social and emotional needs of students as they return to school after prolonged closures.