Mental Health

Teachers Are More Likely to Experience Depression Symptoms Than Other Adults

Summary: This article presents the result of RAND Corporation research into job-related stress and depression experienced by teachers as a result of the recent coronavirus pandemic. This stress was compounded by the fact that 1 in 3 teachers had to care for their children while teaching. There was also disconcerting news that a large percentage …

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Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here’s What Schools Can Do

Summary: This article talks about the proliferation of student mental health issues which have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Stress and anxiety in both students and adults has increased because of issues associated with COVID19 and the return to school in the fall. This article provides some examples of how schools across the country are …

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Why More Schools Are Excusing Student Absences for Mental Health

Summary: This article reports on the trend for schools to consider allowing students to take mental health days as a way of dealing with stress and anxiety. The article provides information from a number of states who have enacted legislation which broadens the reasons for school absence to include mental health issues. Source: Catherine Gewertz, …

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Data: What We Know About Student Mental Health and the Pandemic

Summary: This article presents the results of a JED Foundation Survey as well as an Ed Week survey looking at the mental health issues that have been exacerbated by the pandemic. The issue of student mental health is critical when considering reopening schools and this survey data shows the many ways that it can affect …

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The Pandemic Will Affect Students’ Mental Health for Years to Come. How Schools Can Help

Summary: The author talks about the importance of understanding the stress that the pandemic has brought over the past year and how this will impact students (and teachers) over the long term. She makes the point that dealing with stress and anxiety is an important consideration. Some of children’s reactions to the pandemic may include …

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SEL and Media Literacy Resources for Election Season

Summary: The Panorama Education team has put together a list of informational resources, articles, and guides to provide support in fostering a civil classroom environment, whether in-person or virtually. There are lists for districts, school leaders, and teachers as well as for families and caregivers. Source:  The Panorama Education Staff, Panorama Education, October.November 2020 Description:  …

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The Secret to Improving Students’ Social-Emotional Skills? Start With the Adults

Summary:  This article points about the importance of making sure that the adults in a school are attending to their own mental health and social-emotional competencies so that they are better able to teach and model these skills for their students.  The article presents results from a report from the RAND Corporation and the Wallace …

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The Three Imperatives of Teaching During the Pandemic: An Ethicist Weighs In

Summary:  The premise of this article is to “keep students front and center” during the pandemic.  The author suggest three imperatives in order to make this happen. These include putting student health and safety first, teaching critical thinking, and teaching ethical leadership. Source:  Ann Gregg Skeet, Education Week, October 25, 2020 Description:  “A global pandemic …

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School Districts’ Most Pressing Social-Emotional Learning Needs

Summary:  This Ed Week Market Brief presents the results of a national survey of 700 educational leaders as what they feel are the most important SEL needs during the pandemic.  The most pressing need was how to how create or maintain an positive learning environment while social distancing is in place.  Other concerns were student …

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Educators Continue SEL Support During Coronavirus Closures

Summary: This article gives several examples of how school districts are continuing to support social-emotional skills and making connections even while schools are closed and learning has moved online.  These social-emotional skills are there to help both students and their teachers deal with the stress and anxiety of moving to a new teaching paradigm. Source:  …

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