Our charge now as educators and school leaders is to ensure our SEL practices are Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice (DEIJ) rooted; trauma-informed; culturally competent; anti-racist and anti-bias. To do this, we must cast a wide lens looking at the entire school community.
This brief explores some of thecurrent mental health needs of school-age children, their families, and the OSTworkforce. In addition, this brief discussesthe social and emotional constructs that promote resilience.
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Calming spaces in schools and classrooms are just that—spaces that allow students who are feeling stressed oremotionally dysregulated to practice self-regulation andcoping skills so that they can return to learning with minimal disruption to themselves or others.
Strong majority of parents believe recent state laws banning books or making it illegal for teachers to talk about LGBTQ or racial issues are about politics, not what is in the best interest of children.
This latest issue brief from Penn State’s Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center looks at the ways in which policymakers are in a unique position to support social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools.