Social and Emotional Learning

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June 24, 2020 Think Positive! 5 Educational Stories to Inspire You

If you’re the type of person who enjoys fun educational facts, you might know that human beings have something called a “negativity bias”. Negativity bias…

June 22, 2020 Take 5! Remembering to Rest and Recover

“We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” – John Dewey I am not very good at resting. For me, there’s…

June 15, 2020 Are You OK? Social-Emotional Learning for Teachers

Like many teachers, I’ve spent a lot of time stressing over the fall. We have no idea what education will look like when school…

June 8, 2020 5 Books about Race Your Students Should Know

I believe in the power of stories. Stories can unite us, inspire us, and help us grow. I’m sure we’ve all seen examples of this…

June 5, 2020 Now More Than Ever

I love math because it is plainly and objectively true, and the plain truth is beautiful. I love science and social studies and…

June 1, 2020 Teachers, Don’t Shrink from Controversy

I grew up in a fairly quiet, conservative neighborhood. It was the kind of place where you didn’t really talk about controversial things. Not because…

May 25, 2020 Saving Summer

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately. The accomplishments made by educators these past months have been nothing short of extraordinary. We’ve transitioned from…

May 15, 2020 5 Asian Americans who Changed the World

There are many frustrating aspects about our current situation. The lack of community, new challenges to work and schooling, the endless tedium, the list just…