Social-Emotional Learning

As I’ve pondered these points and worked with others creating plans for their schools, I have seen a lot of resources focused on trying to get back on track. Then today, I watched Becoming on Netflix and heard Michelle Obama speak about her transition to the White House. She was asked how she got her life back on track during or after the transition and she replied, “It’s not getting back on track, but it’s creating my next track.” Of course! For years, we have been talking about the paradigm shift from traditional to trauma informed or healing centered engagement. We have been training for this and studying it and it is time to go full force in creating that track. But, how? Here are 6 tips for a healing re-entry plan for schools.

Parents

The Role of Parents in Education

 Although learning most structured learning takes place in the confines of the school, that doesn’t mean that parents cannot have an active role in their children’s education. To the contrary, parents can encourage, motivate, and even influence their kids to do well in school. This article will discuss the roles that parents play in the education of their children.

English Learners

Strategies for Supporting EL Students (English Learners)

English Learners (EL) are students whose primary or first language is not English. They need special assistance in order to participate effectively in school instructional programs. The instruction and assessment of students, cultural background, and the attitude of teachers have been found to be factors in EL student achievement.