Civic engagement for children

Prepare Students for Civic Engagement Through Social-Emotional Learning

When you hear social-emotional learning (SEL), you may think of helping students overcome depression and anxiety and improving classroom behavior. But did you know SEL can also prepare students to change the world through civic engagement? Educators and researchers affirmed the power of SEL in civic engagement education at the 2021 SEL Exchange Virtual Summit.…

Fostering Effective Communication Between Teachers and Administration

Fostering Effective Communication Between Teachers and Administration

Anyone who has played a game of telephone knows effective communication is crucial to an organization’s success. According to a study by Economic Intelligence Unit, poor communication resulted in: added stress (52% of the cases) failure to complete projects (44% of the cases) low staff morale – (31% of the cases) barrier to innovation (20%…

Social-Emotional Learning Activities

Social-Emotional Learning Activities

How can you make social-emotional learning fun for elementary students? First, let’s refresh our memory on what social-emotional learning (SEL) is. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines SEL as the process through which students learn how to: Develop healthy identities Manage emotions Achieve personal and collective goals Feel and show empathy…

Use ESSER funds using Studies Weekly

Use ESSER Funds for Studies Weekly

Not sure how to spend your ESSER funds? Here’s a quick summary of how Studies Weekly qualifies for COVID relief funds, and how our print and online materials can help you meet students’ academic, social, and emotional needs. ESSER II: Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act This Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief…