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5 Tips for Preventing Cyberbullying in Your Classroom

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Topics: Classroom Management, Instructional Strategies, Social Emotional Learning, Digital Resources, Social Media, teacher resources

3 Social-Emotional Learning Practices To Ease Students’ Transition Back-to-School

Going back to school is an exciting time for students and teachers! Picking out your first-day-of-school outfit, the smell of Crayola crayons, and meeting new friends! In addition to excitement, returning to school can also bring anxiety and angst. Here are three things teachers can focus on to ease students back into the brick & mortar schoolhouse.

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Topics: Classroom Management, Social Emotional Learning, Positive Behavior Supports, anxiety, Courses

3 Tips to Calm Anxiety from Angst [+ A Free Film Screening]

In 2019, the course writing team at Learners Edge recognized the need for a course about anxiety to help educators find ways to assist students with this mental health challenge in their classrooms and schools. No one resource yet distilled the essential information about anxiety into a book that would work for our graduate-level, continuing education course. 

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Topics: Teaching Wellness & Inspiration, Social Emotional Learning, educator wellness, anxiety, Courses, Mental Health Awareness

Promoting Social Good with Ed Tech (New Course 5207!)

What makes you happy? 

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Topics: Teaching with Technology, Technology, Social Emotional Learning, Courses, Student Engagement, Distance Learning, Digital Resources

Resources for Impactful Social-Emotional Learning

Reignite Your JOY for Teaching & Learning: 

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Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Digital Resources, teacher resources, Monthly Resource Round-up, Reignite Your Joy

Omne Trium Perfectum: Everything That Comes in Threes is Perfect (Like These New Courses!)

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Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Courses, mindfulness, Culturally Responsive Teaching, Equity, Teaching with Equity

Trauma Informed Teaching for Early Childhood

Teachers and caregivers have long understood that children impacted by trauma, including abuse, illness, family conflict, and grief, need additional emotional and developmental support. Young children living with trauma can be easily overcome by fear, anxiety, or aggression, and often have difficulty connecting with others. The hopeful news is that we can help young students overcome their adverse experiences and thrive in our care when we use trauma-sensitive strategies. 

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Topics: Teaching Advice, Early Childhood, Social Emotional Learning

Tackling Tough Topics in Your Classroom


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Topics: Teaching Advice, Social Emotional Learning, teacher resources

Building Self-Efficacy and Confidence in Your Students

Posted by Keely Keller on Oct 2, 2018; updated by Betsy Butler (Dec 29,2021)

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Topics: Teaching Excellence, Social Emotional Learning, Student Engagement

5 Meaningful Starts and Stops to Bookend Your Favorite (Unfinished Learning) Lessons

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Topics: Teaching Advice, Instructional Strategies, Social Emotional Learning, Student Engagement, Back-to-School, COVID-19, Lesson Plan

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