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Why Social and Emotional Learning is Something That Can Be Brought into the Workplace—and isn’t Just for Students

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is becoming more well-known and utilized by schools everywhere. SEL not only provides support for students struggling, it also teaches valuable skills for social situations and thought processing. Learning this at a young age can be a huge help through those difficult teenage years, but what about as an adult? […]

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Why Strong Emotional and Mental Health is Needed for Achieving a Quality Education

As a result of many years of mental health awareness campaigns, parents, educators and even students themselves acknowledge the importance of this field in the classroom. Issues such as bullying and common mental health conditions are getting the attention they require to facilitate a supportive learning environment. After all, kids spend a majority of their […]

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The Benefits of Having a Small Classroom Size

While every student is different, the benefits on increased one-on-one attention are almost universal. Across the United States, schools have been seeing the benefits of minimizing classroom headcounts, helping both students and teachers in the process. Students learn more efficiently. In a smaller group, students tend to learn and understand course materials more quickly. When […]

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How Group Therapy Can Manage Anxiety

When starting therapy, a group session can seem daunting. Some may feel hesitant about sharing their feelings with others, and those reservations are completely normal. However, there are many benefits associated with group therapy that could help manage anxiety. Groups provide added support. In a group setting, not only are you able to share your […]

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Prioritizing Self-Care As Educators

Balancing our personal health and our work is important, but also especially difficult in situations like the current pandemic. Fortunately, there are ways to strike a balance between meeting our needs with those of our students. If you’re feeling spread too thin, consider the below adjustments you can make. Sleep And Exercise Many studies agree […]

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“Coronasomnia” Explained by Sleep Experts

When the pandemic-related shutdowns began, none of us knew the impact that COVID-19 would have on our world in months that followed. The pandemic has brought many ancillary consequences like shuttered businesses, increased unemployment, and increased rates of anxiety for many people. Though not a symptom of the disease, rather an indirect result of it, […]