Social and Emotional Learning

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August 7, 2020 Just Read: 5 Books for the Fall Semester

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. —Rene Descartes The school year hasn’t even started…

August 5, 2020 Cooperation in the Classroom

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – Old Proverb I have a confession to make;…

July 29, 2020 Reflections from a Teacher

This fall, when we send our children back to school, the kindergartner who loved to hug everyone will become a first grader who loves to…

July 27, 2020 Encouraging Healthy SEL through Distance Learning

For me, it was the sound of rain. Like many educators, I’ve spent the last few months under quarantine, during which time I did my…

July 20, 2020 5 Historical Figures to Diversify Your Lessons

I’ve always loved history. During hard times like these, I believe we can find great encouragement by looking back on the men and women who…

July 6, 2020 The Lost Summer: Building Anticipation for the School Year

Like many people, I had such high hopes for this summer. I had planned to go on a road trip through several cities. I was…

July 1, 2020 The Pointless Pachyderms of Pedagogy

I’m a sucker for puns that are, like wet paper towels, incredibly terrible. The title…

June 29, 2020 Training Time: How You Can Prepare for School This Summer

Summertime! It feels good to finally close the book on what must be one of the hardest and strangest teaching chapters in living memory. Over…