Here's a great resource from edutopia for parents on supporting Social and Emotional Learning.
- Be a good listener
- Model the behavior your seek
- Nurture your child's self-esteem
- Respect differences
- Take advantage of support services
October 21st, 2020 is UNITY DAY. Individuals from across the nation — and around the world — unite with the powerful message that bullying should never be a part of childhood. How can you support Unity Day? Wear ORANGE! By wearing orange, you are showing those around you that you stand for kindness, acceptance and inclusion. You are showing that you will stand against bullying in all forms.
Watch this video about what Unity Day means, and how you can stand up and say no to bullying.
Second Step Middle School is a first-of-its-kind social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum that’s modern, web-based, and responsive to the needs of today’s students and educators. It’s underpinned by the latest research in adolescent brain development and social psychology. The result is a program that doesn’t just help kids do better in school—it helps them do better in life. Together with educators, the Second Step® family of programs is transforming schools and out-of-school-time settings into safe, supported environments uniquely equipped to help children thrive.
This enhanced social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum includes:
- A new bullying and harassment unit
- Relatable scenarios for students
- Greater differentiation between grade levels
- Additional interactive activities to keep students engaged and learning