5 Ways Administrators Can Support Teacher Well-Being

5 Ways Administrators Can Support Teacher Well-Being

With teachers being asked to take on more responsibilities than they’ve ever handled before — especially during remote and hybrid learning — adult social and emotional learning and self-care have never been so important. As school principals and assistant principals, we believe administrators need to celebrate teachers’ successes, catch them when they fall and usher them through this time of great uncertainty.

Great Self-Care Books for Teachers

5 Highly-Rated Self-Care Books for Educators

With so many educators feeling overwhelmed and overworked, it’s important to find resources that can support self-care and cultivate wellbeing––both in school and at home. There are many great self-care books available to help guide educators to be courageous, take time for yourself, find happiness, and be more mindful. Because there are so many self-care books available for educators, we’ve created this list of some of the top-rated self-care books that teachers can benefit from reading.

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Supporting Teacher Wellbeing: 5 Reasons to Invest in Teachers’ Social Emotional Wellness

COVID-19 has been challenging for educators, students, and schools not only in terms of academics, but also in terms of managing emotional wellbeing and positive mental health. Teachers in particular have had to juggle significantly increased stresses both professionally and personally––ensuring their students receive the academic and emotional support they need, while simultaneously managing their own families’ needs.

7 Mindsets Publishes New K-12 Guide on SEL Funding from the American Rescue Plan

7 Mindsets Publishes New K-12 Guide on SEL Funding from the American Rescue Plan

As the 2021-22 academic year gets underway, social emotional learning (SEL) is considered essential to recovering from the past 18 months and reacclimating to physical school environments. 7 Mindsets, the leader in online social emotional learning (SEL) solutions, has published a new guide, “How to Use Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act for PK – 12 Social Emotional Learning.” The guide explains how to make the most of the American Rescue Act (ARP) federal stimulus funding for SEL.

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5 Unexpected Benefits of Implementing an SEL Curriculum

If the global pandemic and school shutdowns taught us anything, it’s that we may have been taking teacher-student and student-student connections for granted pre-COVID. After all, with most or all students experiencing in-classroom learning, bonds, connections, and relationships are just bound to happen naturally. Even with students “connecting” virtually during the pandemic, it quickly became clear that we needed to do more to cultivate connections both in the remote setting and–once it was safe–in the classroom. With social emotional learning (SEL) becoming an increasingly important focal point for many districts, it made sense for us to build up this aspect of our educational offering.

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4 Ways to Use SEL in any Learning Environment

All teachers know that educational success comes from strong connections between themselves and their students. Thanks to an increased focus on social emotional learning, educators also realize that creating a safe, nurturing environment also means helping students recognize and manage their emotions; care for others; and, form positive relationships and make responsible decisions.

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How This Texas District Prioritizes SEL

The Covid-19 pandemic may be on everyone’s minds right now, but school districts grappled with another pandemic before the virus changed our world. School violence incidents such as the Parkland School shooting were increasing, and students’ physical and mental well-being were at critical levels. New Caney Independent School District, northeast of Houston, Texas, understood that social emotional learning (SEL) and the missed opportunities to identify students with deficits played out in school–specifically in school violence.

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7 Mindsets Is Named a Finalist for a Product Trendsetter Award in the 2021 EdTech Awards

The 2021 EdTech Awards has selected 7 Mindsets as a finalist for a 2021 EdTech Trendsetter Award. The proven, research-based social emotional learning (SEL) solution earned the recognition in the “product or service setting a trend” category. The EdTech Awards recognizes people in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere. The annual program, which is now in its 11th year, is the largest recognition program in all of education technology.

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7 Mindsets Named Winner of Tech&Learning’s 2021 Remote Learning Tools

As schools pivoted from in-person to remote and blended learning this past year, technology solutions were key to delivering quality, continuous learning. To celebrate the work of technology providers who stepped up to support this effort, Tech & Learning launched “The Best Tools for Remote & Blended Learning,” a new offering in its legacy Awards of Excellence program.