Civics teaches us how to respond in a crisis

By Andres Perez I was a seventh grader at Oak Grove Middle School when 9/11 happened. I remember a black poster near the door about “standing up...

How we can better appreciate our teachers

ASCD and the American Institute for Research discussed the current state of teacher-led projects and what we can do to best support teachers and show appreciation for their efforts.

Balancing academics and wellness during Covid-19 and beyond

By Taylor Walsh As the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year started in January, we were excited to know that Lakeside Middle School in...

When the kids come back: A to-do list for reopening during a pandemic

By Elizabeth Englander Whether you’re a parent, a teacher, a school counselor, an administrator, or a kid, we all have a daunting task this fall. Returning to...

Getting Back to the Future of Learning

Three questions to address as students and teachers return to the building.

Teachers feel like they’re holding their breath underwater

By Merisha Leak As I sit here typing this, my mind is racing and my thoughts are all over the place. Unfortunately, I think this may be...

Educators, support your own bandwidth first

By Jane Kise and Ann C. Holm You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Put on your own oxygen masks first before assisting others” so often that...

For teachers, allowing space for grief is essential

In a tragic time, where it might be easier to find despair, we can make the effort to normalize grief and support rather than ignore it. This couldn’t be more important to remember this year as our students and country all begin to emerge from the crucible that is COVID-19. We have to remember that we must identify our own trauma or grief before we can ever truly help another.

Who helps the helpers? SEL for school counselors’ mental health

Education leaders need to renew a focus on school counselors' well-being as counselors shoulder the tremendous responsibility of helping young people heal.

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