Social Emotional Learning articles

New Activities Celebrating SEL as a Team Sport 

New Activities Celebrating SEL as a Team Sport 

Inspire students to set and achieve goals this year using practical social-emotional skills they can run with in their everyday lives.  Find easy ways to engage elementary students in important SEL competencies this school year with new resources from LaGolda, a pro-social animated series and online educational program available on the Discovery Education learning platform.  As LaGolda and her growing team of friends travel the world and overcome challenges

Resources to Support Wellness for Students + Teachers 

Explore a variety of Discovery Education resources offering evidence-based content and strategies to build empathy and collective care in any learning environment.  While life’s adversities create obstacles that can disrupt teaching and learning, overcoming obstacles together strengthens the student-teacher relationship like nothing else. Creating a safe space in class to support mental health is a simple yet powerful way to reinforce students’ resilience, develop problem-solving skills,

Building Resilient Communities Through Education with Ready, Set, RISE!

According to Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, the United States is at a once-in-a-century opportunity to transform education. Doing so expressly requires innovation and collaboration to meet the needs of students and educators today, where they are now, and far into the future. A key part of this plan is partnerships for education – the private

Staying Centered with Flexible SEL Resources 

Explore a variety of  K-12 resources and curated content collections in the Social-Emotional Learning Center, designed to keep social-emotional connection at the heart of every learning experience.  Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is such an important area of focus in education because of its unique power to enhance all other subject areas indirectly. By better understanding and managing emotions, both

Setting Students up for Success During the Summer with Digital Learning Resources for Parents & Families 

Ignite at-home learning and foster quality family interactions this summer with family resources from Discovery Education and our corporate and community partners!  HEALTH & WELLNESS Healthy habits are essential for students to maintain balance, even during the summer. Fortunately, families can learn to make healthier decisions together with a variety of interactive eTools that can be applied to improving

Empower Communities with New Culture-Based Prevention Resources

Discovery Education, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the National Indian Education Association (NIEA), have launched “Good Medicine Bundles,” a set of hands-on, standards-aligned resources for elementary and middle school students to address the nation’s opioid crisis and encourage resiliency through a Native approach to balance and wellness. Launched this spring, the

Support Families & Help Students Build Confidence this Summer

Parents and caregivers have a huge influence on their student’s lives. With all of the challenges students have faced over the last year, the collective efforts of teachers and parents will be necessary to ensure student success. Educators can help families easily integrate lessons on self-esteem and body confidence with family resources from Amazing Me.

Exploring the Legacy of the Armenian Genocide, a Virtual Field Trip from Teaching with Testimony

Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day is held annually on April 24th to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Educators can help students understand the impact of this historic tragedy with an all-new Virtual Field Trip from Teaching with Testimony, developed in partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation.  In Identity, Belonging, Legacy: How Testimony Makes Us Stronger Than Hate, take a look back at this often-overlooked

Resources Empowering Educators to Talk to Students About Mental Health

By Jodi Doster, Science and Art Teacher, Bristol Bay Borough School District In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, schools have adapted instruction to meet the challenge of continuing students’ education. As the pandemic continues, special attention needs to be paid to students’ mental health. For some students, stress levels may be higher than normal,

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