The application of skills to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
Created by actor, writer, and TV icon Sonia Manzano (beloved by generations as “Maria” on Sesame Street) and inspired by her own childhood, the new PBS Kids series, Alma’s Way, centers on six-year-old Alma Rivera, a proud, confident Puerto Rican girl.
Each month we publish blogs and newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in September.
Move This World provides social–emotional learning (SEL) training with the use of interactive videos, movement, and creative expression to help students, educators, and families develop emotional intelligence skills for long-term wellbeing.
Re-Imagining Migration is a collaborative between Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Project Zero and UCLA’s School of Education and Information Sciences. The organization seeks to ensure that young people grow up understanding migration as a shared condition of the past, present, and future in order to develop the knowledge, empathy, and mindsets that sustain inclusive and welcoming communities.
Schools have—for the most part—opened, which has been a monumental lift for districts, schools, and most of all, teachers. I have three kids in school, coached in school districts with tens of thousands of students, and supported programs running in schools across the country. In so many ways I’ve seen how schools, coaches, and teachers have cleared the hurdle of offering an education to students nationwide.