“We should be spending this summer figuring out a better way to deliver remote learning while corporations and communities figure out how they can help with the childcare crisis. Instead, teachers are spending the summer trying to rewrite curriculum for 3 different schedules (in person, hybrid, and remote) all while they know that stepping into …
“We are proposing the outdoors as a piece of the puzzle that could be activated as an additional asset,” Danks said. “Even in small numbers, [outdoor classrooms] will help students’ mental health and reduce the time they spend at home. …If schools make that investment, it will be a cost-effective way to accommodate more kids, …
More books, videos, and teaching resources to help teach kids about Juneteenth.https://www.weareteachers.com/teaching-juneteenth/
Centervention provides some free Social Emotional Learning (SEL) resources. https://www.centervention.com/teaching-resources/
This local mother turned social stories about her daughter with autism into a series of books that you might find helpful. Bonus: a portion of the proceeds go towards special needs programs at local schools! Read the whole story here.
What a great idea! Here’s hoping that any assigned homework has long been done and you all had a relaxing Sunday. Read more about the assignment and its full story here.
I find that many students who have been diagnosed with ODD actually have some type of anxiety disorder. Consequences for behaviors viewed as willful and within their control, then make their anxiety–and their behavior–worse. When behaviors stem from anxiety, the underlying anxiety must be addressed in order for those behaviors to improve. Read the full …
got college? provides some interesting information about college waitlist options and 3-2 engineering programs in their most recent newsletter.
San Francisco Community College offers free tuition. San Jose Community College may also very soon. Now, New York is offering free tuition at all public colleges for students whose families make less than $125,000 a year. Read the full article here.
Want to instill an early sense of ‘girl power?’ “Here are 40 of our favorite independent princess stories but this is just a small sample of the many great titles available.” Read the full article here.