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SEL and Racial Equity

SEL teaches children the lessons they need to understand and practice racial equity. Social emotional learning starts with bringing an end to racism and injustice. But how do we have these tough conversations with young people? 

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#LearningNeverStops

How has Empowering Education ensured that #LearningNeverStops? Check out our SEL response to the new learning environment we are all navigating.

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Benefits of Mindfulness for Children

What is mindfulness? And how can practicing mindfulness benefit areas of a child’s life such as in the classroom or socializing with friends? Check out the benefits of practicing mindfulness in the classroom for more details.

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Resilience in Isolation

Resilience in Isolation

Dr. Adelia Moore shares insight into parenting for resilience, even in social isolation. Being a more confident parent – being the grownup – strengthens your child’s resolve. Many parents are understandably worried about the effects of extended social distancing on children’s well-being. Your emotional state is contagious, for better or worse. Let’s make it for the better.

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SEL and Racial Equity

SEL and Racial Equity

SEL teaches children the lessons they need to understand racial equity. Social emotional learning starts with bringing an end to racism and injustice. But how do we have these tough conversations with young people? We compiled a list of resources, books, and activities to help adults and kids talk about race.

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Tips for the Trauma Informed Educator: Stress & Trauma as Resilience Factors

Tips for the Trauma Informed Educator: Stress & Trauma as Resilience Factors

Being a trauma-informed educator does not mean that we need to protect our students from all possible stressors and difficult experiences, rather, it means we have a deeper understanding of our students’ emotional states and we work to empower them to respond effectively to challenges and stressors….If we as parents and educators remove all stress from a child’s life we are robbing them of their richest opportunities for growth.  

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