There are a lot of buzzwords floating around in education. Here are two that you may be hearing about a lot more lately: executive function and social and emotional learning. But, what do they mean, and how are they connected?
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On this month’s podcast, I sit down with Liz Gallo, the founder of WhyMaker. WhyMaker helps schools implement design thinking, a method that helps groups discover and develop potential solutions for complex problems.
The impact of Sesame Street spans fifty years and has taught children many valuable lessons when it comes to kindness, empathy, acceptance of new cultures and people, and the list goes on. What do all of these lessons have in common? In current education terminology, they would be considered important skills under the larger umbrella of social and emotional learning.
While the task of preventing suicide and promoting mental wellness can be daunting and overwhelming, there are ways to make sure that your students have access to the thing they need most—you and a support system that does not include social media.
Get to Know Our PLC: Read These 10 Exclusive Articles from the Edmentum Educator Network on Education Topics That Matter
Check out these blog posts to see all of the learning that is taking place in our PLC—and yes, we realize these topics are a little bit all over the place, but isn’t that every educator’s day-to-day reality?