culture

Starting the school year off by focusing on school culture

In a recent post, Michael Niehoff, an educator, and writer for Getting Smart, shares what he learned by starting the school year off not...

Family, school, and community engagement can foster social-emotional skills in students

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students' ability to succeed in school, career, and life. SEL has been shown to increase academic achievement scores...
educating the whole child

How and why educators can teach the whole child through social-emotional skill building

We need to educate the whole child, by teaching skills for an effective life, according to educator Trish Shaffer. Social-emotional skills, like awareness of self...

Tips on how to build an inclusive school culture & empower students

As our world becomes more interconnected, Adrienne Henck, the Director of Global School First, emphasizes the importance of global education, inclusive school culture, and...

Plymouth State University partners with GLSEN to offer anti-bullying training to educators

The Holmes Center for School Partnerships and Educator Preparation at Plymouth State University is partnering with the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN)...

Webinar: Strategies for schools in addressing to the opioid epidemic on Thursday, July 19

Rural Behavioral Health will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, July 19 on The Impact of the Opioid Epidemic on Children and Youth in...
anxiety teens adolescent

We R H.O.P.E. Hosts Free Adolescent Anxiety and Youth Crisis Management Library Tour

We R H.O.P.E., a non-profit 501 (c) (3), is hosting a free adolescent Anxiety and youth crisis management library tour. This tour aims to...

Why do we separate school kids by age groups?

 Every day we work and interact with people of all ages. So why is K-12 is the only place in our lives where we’re...
culture

Student roles in cultivating school culture

Michael Niehoff, an educator who has taught student leadership for the past 20 years, shares his experience in having students take active roles in...
childhood adversity

Creating a positive classroom environment for students living with adversity

Nearly one in two children have experienced serious adversity such as abuse, neglect, the loss of a parent, or mental illness. Here are five...

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