Entries related to: social-emotional-learning

How to Advocate for Your Students’ Mental Health

As a teacher, you already know you have to wear many hats every day. You’re more than just an...

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Teaching Channel Talks 44: Teach Like a Champion 3.0

The wait is almost over! Teach Like a Champion 3.0, the long-awaited update to Doug Lemov’s...

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6 Ideas to Support Students in a Fight, Flight, Freeze Response

You can’t tell somebody to calm down if their lid is flipped! Our ancestors, the brave cave...

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Knowing Your Students and Yourself

I used to believe that I was the most important element in the classroom. As an ambitious and...

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Teaching Channel Talks 41: Creating Classroom Connections

Learn from the research of the Teach Like a Champion team as Wendy Amato interviews Doug Lemov...

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3 Restorative Practices for Classroom Conflict

As teachers know, relationships are at the core of any learning environment. After a year of...

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How Teachers Can Respond to Tough Emails from Families (with Examples!)

We love it and we hate it. Email. With the appearance of a red flag or the sound of a friendly...

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Teaching Channel Talks 40: A Focus on SEL

Join Wendy Amato and Michelle Trujillo as they discuss how social-emotional learning (SEL) can...

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Teaching Channel Talks 39: The Myths of Mindfulness

After the chaos of this school year, many educators are feeling worn down, exhausted, or even...

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Teaching Channel Talks 38: The Magic of Singing

Music is one of the most powerful tools for helping students memorize important lessons. Listen...

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The ABCs of Self-Regulation for Learning

In today’s digital reality, our students are more distracted than any other time in human...

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5 Ways to Ignite Hope with Adult SEL

Join Michelle Trujillo and Wendy Amato at a free SEL webinar series for both educators and...

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Using Improv as Social Emotional Learning

Over 10 years ago I first explored the educational benefits of using improvisation in the...

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Music Reaches & Teaches: Purposeful Children’s Music

Have you ever read a book to your child so many times that you don’t even have to look at the...

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Having Complex Classroom Conversations

What do you do when your student asks a big, hard, nuanced question about self, someone else,...

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No Judgment. It’s Safe to Be Wrong.

This article was originally published on the Teaching Like a Champion blog on May 26, 2020. It...

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15 Ideas for Building Community in Your Virtual Classroom

Please note: This blog was originally published on Learners Edge’s blog (link to blog) on August...

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Learning Across Lines of Difference

“Reweaving A Peaceful, Equitable, Just World Starts In Our Classrooms”

Civics education matters...

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3 Meaningful SEL Check-Ins for Students and Ourselves

As we move through back-to-school mode, it’s mission critical that we remember to check in with...

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How Social Emotional Learning Can Take Center Stage This Fall

Let’s face it: this is not going to be a typical Back to School season. With the tumultuous...

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