Why Schools Need to Normalize and Prioritize Students’ Mental Health
A top priority for schools moving forward is to address the mental health needs that likely worsened during the coronavirus pandemic, particularly for children from low-income families.
3 Policy Recommendations to Safeguard Students’ Mental Health
Ideas for how the new education administration can address alarming trends in students' mental health in the wake of the pandemic.
Creating A Path Toward Healing in the Classroom
How schools have adapted their social-emotional supports to help students cope with the emotional toll of the pandemic.
How to Incorporate Social-Emotional Learning in Your Classroom
Learn how corps member Alexis Achiah (Greater Chicago-Northwest Indiana, '18) wove social-emotional learning into her lesson plans and saw tremendous change in her students.
Making Social-Emotional Learning Work for Everyone
As school districts expand social-emotional learning in the classroom, experts are working to create the right assessments to support systemwide growth.
Strengthening My Students’ Social-Emotional Learning through Animal-Assisted Therapy
Elementary school teacher Emily Miller (Indy ’16) shares how introducing her dog Lady as animal-assisted therapy for her students has strengthened their social-emotional learning and wellbeing.
Supporting Students' Social and Emotional Growth
In his end-of-year project, corps member Alec Josiah reflects on the importance of social-emotional learning in his early-childhood classroom.