Social-Emotional Learning

How to Teach Empathy

Ashley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Sometimes, it might seem like we live in a world that lacks empathy. If you’re a high school or middle school teacher, you may have noticed that teenagers and young adults are especially susceptible. It’s normal for teens to be self-focused. They’re growing into adults, [...]

How to Teach EmpathyAshley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

What Intervention Looks Like, Remotely

Ashley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

You sit at a table with your colleagues after school and review the data, identifying what type of interventions the students in your group need. You identify the types of support they need, how that support will be administered, and think about how to provide enrichment, too. A plan [...]

What Intervention Looks Like, RemotelyAshley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Helping Students Cope with a Global Crisis

Ashley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Right now the present and the future are both scary. They’re scary for parents and teachers, for the scientists, healthcare workers and volunteers, for the government officials and the people in charge. By now the phrase “we’re building the plane as we’re flying it” has become a pretty common [...]

Helping Students Cope with a Global CrisisAshley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:08-04:00

Intervention and Enrichment Ideas

Ashley Mauger2024-04-17T10:01:52-04:00

-- Trent C, Grade 9 FLT is the name of a flexible block program at a high school in New Hampshire that allows students to have time in the school day for intervention and enrichment. This time gives students a voice and boosts academic achievement and overall social-emotional health. [...]

Intervention and Enrichment IdeasAshley Mauger2024-04-17T10:01:52-04:00

What it Means to Be a Good Digital Citizen

Ashley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

You can do whatever you want. And so can your students. In the physical world, and the digital world. Of course, our actions have consequences. This can be a little easier to see in the physical world -- for example, you can drive 30 miles over the speed limit [...]

What it Means to Be a Good Digital CitizenAshley Mauger2020-09-03T14:24:09-04:00

Social Emotional Learning That Works

Ashley Mauger2020-09-01T07:08:04-04:00

In the stressful world that teenagers live in, it’s clear that more than just academic learning is required for true success. To deal with current and future pressure, and to learn work-life balance, students need to develop social and emotional skills. But for teachers whose days are packed with [...]

Social Emotional Learning That WorksAshley Mauger2020-09-01T07:08:04-04:00

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle School

Ashley Mauger2020-09-01T07:16:43-04:00

In the Bronx, a 6th grade girl named Omarina finds her life falling apart. She and her mother are evicted from their apartment. Omarina and her father, who left the family when she was young, are about to be reunited when he dies of a stroke. As her mother [...]

The Road to High School Dropout Starts in Middle SchoolAshley Mauger2020-09-01T07:16:43-04:00
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