NEWS: EDWEEK - Why We Can't Have Social and Emotional Learning Without Equity
Robert Jagers, head of research for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) discusses how Social and emotional learning and equity both address how to provide high-quality instruction for all students, regardless of background - Read article on Education Week.
IN THE NEWS: Need a “silver bullet”? Try SEL
A comprehensive Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program includes SEL assessments, curriculum, and professional development - Read article on SmartBrief.
NEWS: THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD: Schools turn to mindfulness to tackle student anxiety
Instead of going straight into their next lesson after recess or lunch, students at a school in Sydney, Australia spend up to half an hour on mindfulness several times a week, and teachers say the lessons have improved focus and productivity.
Open Circle Parade at South Elementary School!
South Elementary School in Andover, MA celebrates Open Circle with a parade! Thanks to Andover Townsman for highlighting this wonderful day.