To take the topic to the classroom level, share 6 Ways to Embed Mental Wellness into Classroom Culture for High School Students. The article from EVERFI offers practical advice and activities to help teachers address mental health in the classroom culture.
Back to School
Maximize opportunities and resources provided by the USDA, including new flexibilities allowed to meet school needs. • Access the Interactive Food Buying Guide • Watch this video on the School Nutrition and Cost Study • Download Offer versus Serve materials
7 Things Teachers Say to Create a Supportive Classroom
Read this Edutopia article for language ideas and inspiration. The author combed through teacher comments and articles by experienced educators to identify phrases that empower learners and create a supportive environment.
School Climate Improvements
For concrete steps for leading a successful effort, download The Reference Manual on School Climate Improvements from The National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments. Page 7 offers instructions on how to use the manual
Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources
Download the Department of Education’s Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources to plan and navigate a successful school climate improvement effort. It provides general information about the concept of school climate improvement, suggestions for leading an effective effort and helpful additional resources.