Tag: learning

Promoting Youth Mental Health Through Social-Emotional Learning in Schools and Youth Programs

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With everything that has happened in the past two years, it is no secret that the mental health of our youth is important. There are a variety of ways to support youth mental health: from counseling and therapy to self-care techniques and simply listening and spending time with them. Another vital strategy that can help …

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Supporting Migrant Children Part 2: Educators & Schools

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Schools play an important role in supporting migrant children as they integrate into their communities or navigate the challenges of growing up as children of migrant parents. Educators can provide a place for migrant children to feel safe, learn about their community, build friendships and connections, and discover their innate strengths. Schools can support parents …

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Technology in the Classroom

My senior year of high school, my AP Calculus classroom was given a grant from the state of Pennsylvania for “technology”.  This meant we had a SMART board and twenty laptops (even though there was only nine people in the class).  I will admit it was pretty fun to pick out the colors from the …

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