Peaceful Homes & Classrooms
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.
Social-Emotional Learning Is Key in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Social-emotional instruction has been proven beneficial during normal times; it is now an urgent need. Here are 5 SEL activities for the classroom and 5 for home. Together, we can bridge the school to home gap.
Raising Awake Children in the Age of Black Lives Matter
Our country is standing at a pivoting point. #BlackLivesMatter is the anthem and our nation is singing in the face of injustice. For all lives to matter, black lives must matter.
An Open Letter To My Child's Teacher
For months, every morning, I sent my child off to school to be in your care. I entrusted you with my heart as he walked into your classroom. I handed him off to you, woman to woman, knowing that for the next several hours, it would be you that ...
4 Guiding Principles for Parents Teaching From Home
Four tips to help parents create meaningful and effective in-home learning opportunities during the pandemic.
Creative Way to Reinforce the Sort of "Connected" Leadership
This week's mantra is "I am a leader!!!", because each of us is called to lead in our own way...from the inside out.
Post-Pandemic Schools Need More Than Academics
Post-pandemic children have a lot to adjust to. And there is no cookie-cutter response because the mental health of our children is not one-dimensional. There is a spectrum of feelings and emotional stress taking a seat in the classroom this ye...
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.
School Culture Affects Black Student Achievement
As students prepare to return to school this fall, there are many things for parents and educators to consider. We are still in the midst of a pandemic and living in an environment where racial disparities are being brought to the forefront whe...