In recent years, schools have recognized the need to attend to students’ social-emotional needs as well their academic ones. But with kids coming back to school in an uncertain world, SEL takes a higher priority. During a recent edWebinar, sponsored by Scholastic Magazines+, the presenters offered strategies for helping students ease back into the classroom and get engaged in learning again.
Presented by Monica Brady-Myerov, CEO and Founder, Listenwise, and Author, Listen Wise: Teach Students to be Better Listeners; and Dr. Scott Petri, High School History Teacher, John F. Kennedy High School (CA)
Presented by Dr. Linda Mayes, Director of the Yale Child Study Center; and Michael Haggen, SVP, General Manager, LitPro & Collections, Scholastic Education Solutions
The Tonasket School District (WA) experienced two student suicides in the last three months, surprising everyone. Steve McCullough, the district superintendent, described the students as active in high school and great athletes with bright futures. Nobody thought they had any problems.
Presented by Dave Chaplin, Principal, Stanton Academy and Alternative Programs, Yakima School District (WA); Steve McCullough, Superintendent, Tonasket School District (WA); and John MacPhee, Executive Director and CEO, The Jed Foundation
Presented by Marc Zimmerman, CEO, The Social Express; Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, CEO, Digital Respons-Ability; and Karen Allen, National Education Coordinator, The Social Express
Moderated by Joyce Whitby, President, Innovations4Education
It’s been a rough year, especially for students. Virtual and hybrid learning, schools opening and closing, struggles with technology and access, sickness and restrictions. Who wouldn’t be anxious, scared and out of sorts with this level of disruption?
Presented by James J. Crist, Ph.D., C.S.A.C., Psychologist and Substance Abuse Counselor
Presented by Bari Koral, Kids Yoga Expert and Popular Recording Artist
Presented by Lauren Tarshis, SVP and Editor-In-Chief/Publisher, Scholastic Classroom Magazines; Pam Allyn, Author, Speaker, Innovator, and Education Expert; and Audra Wallace, Editorial Director, Scholastic News