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.
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Luckily, there are many resources available to help you and multiple ways to talk about politics in the classroom without taking a side (as much as you may want to). Here are a few grade-level strategies to help you tackle these conversations in the classroom.
It’s important to understand what anxiety looks like and to build classroom procedures that are supportive and effective for helping students who struggle with it, diagnosed or not. Let’s take a look at what anxiety can look like in your students and examine a few strategies to help.
How does a busy educator with career and family obligations go about learning a language later in life (after high school and college) and retain proficiency? Here are a few ways to get started.
15 Educator Grants for Classroom Enrichment, Professional Development, and STEM with Resources to Get You Started
Grants can be publicly or privately funded, and they offer money to be used for usually specific purposes that does NOT need to be repaid. Luckily, there is no shortage of grants available for educators. Here, we’ve compiled a wide-ranging list of some of the best grants out there for educators organized by intended purpose.
“Educational Game Day” at my school began with a vision to decrease student trepidation specific to standardized reading assessments, increase assessment reading self-confidence, increase celebrations for assessment reading achievements, and diminish the fear associated with test taking. To accomplish the goals, I envisioned students competing against me in various indoor and outdoor kinesthetic games.
There are four components to the Circle of Courage: belonging, mastery, independence, and generosity. Each of these areas provides important values, lessons, and concepts for students.
Lots of yoga poses are actually very simple, focusing on breathing and body awareness rather than flexibility or strength. Plus, kids enjoy them! Here are five basic poses to try with your students, including info on the specific benefits each provides.