The Many Facets of Social-Emotional Learning
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  • June 12, 2019

  By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   A recent article from Education Next examines wraparound services for students both in and out of school. Under ESSA, schools are now encouraged to implement whole child teaching approaches, addressing students’ needs both within and outside of the classroom. The idea behind this is that if students are taught […]

We Know SEL Works, Now What?
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  • June 12, 2019

  By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), often referred to as whole-child instruction, has been the subject of much discussion in public education decision-making. A 2017 Princeton article examined the effects of adopting these strategies into school curriculum and found that the benefits of SEL expand beyond the school and into the realm […]

Student Voice in Teacher Performance
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  • June 12, 2019

  By @GraceCShelton   The adoption of ESSA has resulted in many education priority shifts. Many of these shifts focus on equity and access, whole child learning, and additional academic needs for students. However, one that is particularly interesting is the enhanced focus on positive school culture and climate. In order to encourage positive culture […]

What Should You Look for in a School? 3 Questions to Ask
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  • May 20, 2019

  By Ryan Balch   3 Questions Parents Should Ask on Every School Tour As many parents are now thinking about school options for next year, there are a lot of questions parents have about how to know what makes a good school.  Is it a certain curriculum?  Having foreign languages or gardening programs?  Multiple […]