Increase Student Engagement with Pear Deck

As teachers, we all face the challenge of how to keep students engaged in our lessons. We also want to get authentic formative feedback in […]

Social-Emotional Learning: Making time for mindfulness and building a practice of gratitude

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a concept that is getting a lot of attention at the moment. With little time for the many things competing for a […]

FUNecole: Social-Emotional Learning Meets Computer Science and Digital Literacy

FUNecole, an online learning platform and curriculum from a European-based company, combines social-emotional learning with computer science. It's used in multiple European countries, and might […]

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Team Up to Seek 'State of the Art' Ideas for Schools

In a new Request for Information, two of the most powerful groups in education philanthropy jointly seek "state-of-the-art" ideas to improve students' math, writing, and […]

Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results

An experiment with embedding "growth-mindset" messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns.

Personalized Learning for the 'Whole Educator'? Chan Zuckerberg Announces New Grants

More than $5 million will go to efforts to change how teachers are prepared and supported, including to incorporate social-emotional learning into their classrooms.

Three Ways to Extinguish A Child’s Curiosity

I still remember the first time someone told me that part of my job description as a teacher was to “be inspiring.” Sarcastically, I imagined […]

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School Counselors: Key to Student Success Infographic

School Counselors: Key to Student Success Infographic At its most fundamental level, school counseling programs promote and enhance the learning process for all students — […]

'Social-Emotional Learning' a Ripe Market for Ed Tech, Report Contends

Technology can help promote development of character traits and such skills as communication and cultural awareness, according to a new report from the World Economic […]

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