A World Where 250 Preschool Students Are Suspended Every Day
A world where 250 preschoolers are suspended per day in the US alone is a world that needs a course correction. Our school systems are failing to protect vulnerable student populations that, statistically speaking, are disproportionately impacted by ...
Teacher's Biggest Concerns About Returning To School Post COVID-19
We asked teachers across the nation what their biggest concerns were regarding returning back to school, and this is what they told us.
School to Prison Pipeline: New Bill to Diminish Willful Defiance Suspensions
With efforts to keep children in school and out of the school-to-prison pipeline, teachers and administrators within California school districts will no longer be able to suspend elementary and middle school students for wil...
Study Finds That Emotional Intelligence Moves the Needle on Academic Success
A new study describes emotional intelligence as an important part of academic success from kindergarten into college.
Preschool Teacher Creates Calming Corner to Teach Students About Emotions
In a nook in the back near the teacher’s desk, a cozy, safe place exists. It is a place to explore feelings. A place to regulate. A place to take a break and just be. Welcome to Emily Brown’s preschool classroom. Emily is a teacher dedicated to helpi...
Three Ways To Love A Bully
What would happen if we taught our children to empathize with the "bully"?...
Morning Meetings and Connecting a Classroom
A the school counselor shares how her school transformed its classroom culture by using SnuggleBuddies plush toys to teach students about their emotions.
Teaching The Whole Learner: School Spotlight on Bloom360
Bloom360 Learning Community, a nonprofit school in southeastern Wisconsin for Learners ages 5 to 21 with neurodiverse needs, based their entire 2019/20 school year curriculum themes around the PeaceMakers themes of Power, Joy, Bala...
Going With The Flow: Using Improv Games To Teach Flexibility
Sam struggled with impulse control and emotional processing when he didn't get what he wanted. Does this sound familiar in your home? I created an improv game to help nurture emotional intelligence and bolster flexibility. Get this game and more in o...