Empathy

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August 4, 2022 How Geography Can Teach Students SEL

Last week I had a video call with an old friend. We spent some time catching up on recent events, reminisced a little, and made…

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July 13, 2022 Treat Yo Self: Remembering to Enjoy the Summer

I’m a big fan of the show Parks and Recreation and one of my favorite episodes is when the characters Tom and Donna decide to…

May 18, 2022 Ending the School Year with SEL

The azaleas are in bloom right now; they will last for two more weeks. They’re wonderful flowers: big and bright and…

April 25, 2022 Strategies for Fostering Student SEL

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about social-emotional learning. Social-Emotional learning, or SEL for short, is the process through which all young people acquire and…

March 8, 2022 Exemplifying Persistence through Female-Focused Picture Books

Picture books are powerful. For our developing learners, they allow students to connect to life experiences through listening, build empathy and understanding for…

March 2, 2022 Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

As an educator, one of our greatest goals is to give our students the tools they need to be contributing members of the…

February 25, 2022 Stop and Take Care of Yourself

Things are very hard right now. I know that sentence is an understatement. The last few years have been harsh and difficult for everyone. First…

February 23, 2022 Closing Out Black History Month as a Classroom

I’ve written quite a lot about Black History Month these past few weeks. I’ve covered notable African American writers and authors, as…