Preparing Teachers to Support Social and Emotional Learning

The Learning Policy Institute has published a case study that explores San Jose State University’s elementary teacher education program that prepares new teachers to address their students’ social and emotional needs. The case study also takes a look into how Lakewood Elementary School teachers approach Social and Emotional Learning. At Lakewood Elementary School many teachers are graduates of San Jose State University.

https://learningpolicyinstitute.org/sites/default/files/product-files/SEL_CaseStudies_SJSU_Lakewood_REPORT.pdf

Caring for Students in the Wake of a Traumatic News Event

Following the events that took place on January 6, 2021, many students may have questions or have feelings that need to be discussed and supported. This article from Education Week, takes a deeper dive into the ways we can care for our students as they process the events and their emotions surrounding them.

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/teaching-in-the-wake-of-a-traumatic-news-event-like-the-storming-of-the-u-s-capitol/2021/01?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=cb_bureau_chicago

Ideas for engaging students about the chaos at the Capitol

Deanna Simmons has a great Instagram feed that has resources for helping students through emotions and feelings around what happened at the Capitol on January 6th.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CJuvn3ZB2xO/?igshid=fp2rgrvwhgon