Summary: Fostering a sense of calm and joy in the classroom must start with the teacher. This special report from Education Week explores the social-emotional competencies needed for classroom teachers, and how they can then convey those skills to their students.
Source: Education Week Special Report, June 2017
Categories: SEL Basics, SEL Teacher Training, SEL Research, Mindfulness
The stories in the report, which include perspective pieces by current teachers, look at new research surrounding teacher stress and burnout, innovative ways to incorporate social-emotional learning into everyday lessons and with different groups of studetns, and strategies for self-care, mindfulness. and cultural responsiveness, staring in teacher preparation programs.