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Powering SEL Skills in Your Classroom with LaGolda

Powering SEL Skills in Your Classroom with LaGolda

A brand new year is here, which means there’s an important opportunity to freshen up curricula, reset, and test out new resources. This new year, we want to highlight the empowering Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) resources that focus on diversity, inclusion, and foster empathy and kindness in the classroom. Make this new year the

SOS: Diversity and Inclusion in the Classroom

October is National Bullying Prevention Month – a campaign held throughout the entire month of October dedicated to raising awareness around bullying and developing solutions to prevent anti-social and harmful behaviors. As we exit this month, we want to spotlight the strategies that build essential social and emotional learning (SEL) skills for younger students and

Social and Emotional Learning: A Principal’s Perspective

While Social and Emotional Learning is beginning to gain traction in schools, it is still being implemented to varying degrees in schools around the world. One principal and school in Michigan is very serious about this topic. Rachael Postle-Brown and Pinewood Elementary were recently profiled for their efforts. Hearts and Minds: Social-Emotional Learning Improves Content

Do Your Students Struggle with Stress?

Help Your Students Experience Happiness with the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills Studies show that more than half of students are stressed, and many don’t know how to handle it. LG and Discovery Education have created a no-cost, standards-aligned curriculum to help them bounce back from the hard times and discover their happy through regular practice of

Start With Hello Week with Sandy Hook Promise

SAVE (Students Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Clubs are a place for students to show their leadership, creativity, and passion for protecting their friends, schools, and communities from violence before it happens. Established and led by students, the National Youth Advisory Board consists of high school SAVE members from across the country. In celebration of Start With Hello

Let’s Lead our Students on the Path to Happiness

LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Gary Nadeau, an educator at Westfield Technical Academy, shares how he is putting the

Combat Back-to-School Stress

Three Benefits of Mindfulness in the Classroom LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, Laura Bakosh, co-founder of Inner Explorer, shares the powerful effects

Searching for Happiness

The surprising way a Virtual Field Trip ignited my students  LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Dacia Jones shares

Three Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

 LG and Discovery Education want to help you discover your happy. Through a series of guest blog posts, we’ll cover topics from the science behind happiness to how to make the most of the Discover Your Happy resources. This month, guest blogger Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., science director of the Greater Good Science Center, shares the

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