Inclusive Mindfulness (Part 1)

Inclusive Mindfulness (Part 1)

One question we get often is along the lines of “will mindfulness really  work for my students?” While every student, classroom, and school is different, there is ample research showing the benefits of mindfulness on youth and adults alike.  Like any classroom...
Student New Year’s Resolutions in the Classroom

Student New Year’s Resolutions in the Classroom

You’ve probably made some New Year’s resolutions — and you probably didn’t keep them! Our students also struggle to set and achieve goals but teachers can help with a few simple moves. According to recent research, a student’s ability to set and achieve goals is...
Five Tips to Reduce Winter Break Anxiety for Students

Five Tips to Reduce Winter Break Anxiety for Students

Teachers are almost always excited about an upcoming vacation, but as we approach the winter break, your students may also be experience excitement and joy mixed with feelings of anxiety and uncertainty. This month, we reached out to a handful of educators, school...
SEL at Parent-Teacher Conferences

SEL at Parent-Teacher Conferences

If you’re a teacher heading into parent-teacher conferences and are looking for some ideas and tools to help with SEL conversations with parents, read on! While kids may worry about what is said at parent-teacher conferences, those conversations can be just as...
Classroom Activity for Emotional Management

Classroom Activity for Emotional Management

Sometimes it feels like students don’t even know what’s going on inside their minds or bodies—and for that matter, we adults don’t either. Let’s do a test – it’ll take just a minute! Step 1: You have 5 seconds – guess what your heart rate is right now. Go! Step...