Wellness

How Can Districts Help Teachers Develop Social-Emotional Skills?

Summary:  This article reports on the efforts of a California school district to improve social-emotional skills for both teachers and students.  These efforts include reinforcing the connection between SEL and academic achievement, the importance of teacher social-emotional well-being, and the importance of collegial support; Source:  Michael Gallagher, Education Week, June 28, 2017 Categories:  SEL Basics, …

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CDC: Local School Wellness Policies

Summary:  The CDC has provided a number of resources about Local School Wellness Policies including sample policies and several PowerPoint presentations to help schools create wellness policies based on accepted models and the district’s own needs. Source:  Center for Disease Control, http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/npao/wellness.htm Categories:  School Health, Wellness Description: The website has many resources to assist schools …

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