Research continues to illuminate the short- and long-term benefits of improved social and emotional learning (SEL), and there are no shortage of steps individual teachers can immediately take to improve the SEL in their own classroom.
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Success is about a lot more than “book smarts”, and teaching these social and emotional skills is a becoming an increasing focus in classrooms and formal curriculum. Here's five common questions answered to help parents better understand social and emotional learning.
Elementary education is about much more than the basic “3 R’s” of reading, writing, and arithmetic. We’re digging into three important questions related to the elementary landscape today by taking a close look at what the latest facts and statistics say.
Too many students are arriving to school unprepared for the academic and social experience of kindergarten. What can parents do to make sure that their child enters the classroom primed for learning? Here’s a list of five teacher-approved areas that parents can focus on to make sure that their preschooler is kindergarten-ready.
Teachers and students alike devote a lot of time and effort to preparing for high-stakes tests because they know a lot is riding on them. For some students, this understanding leads to painful test anxiety. Here are seven tips to help struggling students overcome their testing fears.