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Since COVID-19, there’s no longer a singular definition of the job.
Social-emotional and behavioral skills must be considered in any district’s integrated approach to student success and are necessary for accurately capturing and supporting the whole child.
Traditional ways of disciplining students – including corporal punishment – must be examined and revised in order to effect lasting changes in behavior.
Richardson, Round Rock, Galveston, Elgin, Spring and Sherman independent school districts have been sued by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for defying Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates.
Gamification, play and fun are how English teacher and instructional coach John Meehan, an FETC 2022 featured speaker, is reaching new levels of engagement with his students.
Advocates for Black, brown and other marginalized students say they fear that a return to normal this school year will put kids at risk of more than just catching COVID.
Mindfulness training can reduce stress and anxiety as students return to school grappling with the isolation and ongoing anxiety of the COVID pandemic and school closures.
Multiple surveys offer lessons to school leaders about the value of more playtime, helping out at home and trying new things.
While many schools plan to hire additional counselors and mental health professionals to meet with students, there are also ways technology can extend these efforts.
The design of a learning environment can have a big impact on teaching, learning, and student success.
Incorporating social-emotional learning school-wide gives educators, students, and their families the tools to strengthen their community and navigate challenges.