The Link Reads

We created a featured section in the Link just for you. Tell us what you are reading and why. Post a picture on Twitter of you and the book that you are reading along with the title, author, and your district and tell us why you chose it! Make sure that you use the hashtag – #TheLinkReads. We will select a lucky person to feature in our monthly blog.

A Profile in Success

A Message from Teague Middle School Lead Counselor: The Teague Middle School Counseling Department began the work of mindfulness and restorative circles after attending a 4-day training with Cierra Nickerson this past summer. We were inspired to begin this work with our staff and students at Teague Middle School for the upcoming school year dueContinue reading “A Profile in Success”

5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) engages students and improves achievement. Explore classroom practices that make up the most effective SEL programs. Link: https://www.edutopia.org/video/5-keys-successful-social-and-emotional-learning Video: https://youtu.be/DqNn9qWoO1M

Priorities in Social and Emotional Learning

Teachers who participated in a resilience program for themselves and received training to teach social-emotional skills have shown to help students increase their self-management skills. Social-emotional skills training for teachers themselves had a significant effect on increasing teacher social-emotional skills, which correlated positively with effective teaching. In order to attain the best results in theContinue reading “Priorities in Social and Emotional Learning”