Social-emotional learning (SEL) has gained a lot of traction in the past decade since continuing research proves its efficacy.
To increase teacher retention and attract new educators, school districts and legislators have to end the status quo and make substantive changes to boost teacher morale. While a catered lunch is certainly appreciated, educators need support and action from school leaders. Some steps that educators recommend include:
[High-Stakes Testing] Using Classroom Culture, Test-Taking Skills, and Mindfulness to Overcome Test-Season Stress
To help you calm fraying nerves and ensure students are successful on high-stakes exams, we’ve put together our favorite tips on cultivating a productive classroom environment, teaching effective test-taking strategies, and leveraging mindfulness as your test-prep secret weapon.
It’s a costly proposition to provide gifts for 100+ members of staff during the holidays or Teacher Appreciation Week, no matter how small the item. Besides, people tend not to need stuff more than they need to feel noticed and valued. That’s where some creativity can really pay off. Here are some ideas that are not only original, but won’t break your budget.