Click here to begin the survey. Principals, please forward to your teachers to respond. We welcome responses from K-8 teachers This 12-15 minute survey measures teacher opinions regarding implementation of mindfulness, compassion, courage, equity, neuroplasticity, and cultural competence. We are at the mid-way point to getting responses needed to validate our survey so that you can include this measure of SEL as you report annual achievement gains. Our team of researchers pil
Click here to begin the survey. Principals, please forward to your teachers to respond. We welcome responses from K-8 teachers in the U.S., Canada and other countries! The Ontario (Canada) Principals’ Council (OPC) has just come on board to support our Compassionate School Culture Validation Study. We heard from Dr. Joanne Robinson, Director of Professional Learning at OPC, that Ontario is “very interested in furthering compassion and well-being.” This 12-15 minute survey me
17. February 14, 2018. May this date mark change and be recorded in history as the day, the day when never again began. Consider our greatness. January 1, 1863. July 4, 1776. Our tears continue. Our hope is with our youth.
by Christine Mason, CEI Executive Director Editors Note: in 2016-2017, CEI took a deep look at hunger and food scarcity. Over several months, we conducted background research, wrote blogs, posted eArticles in Wow! Ed, and even held a competition to stimulate classroom investigations and projects. This year we are turning to Poverty, with a similar in-depth dive. To get answers about poverty, Vollman, a National Book award Winner and Pen Center USA West award winner, traveled
How are school districts, schools, and teachers handling the aftermath of the 2017 Hurricane Season? What are the short and long-term impacts of the hurricanes on instruction and learning? For many school children, the New Year is a time when students head back to school with resolutions, new winter clothes and recharged energy. This was not the case for numerous students who were affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Maria. For many of these students and their families, the ho