This toolkit was designed by youth leaders in New Orleans, LA, to present actionable strategies for organizations to elevate youth voices. The toolkit includes an organizational assessment tool, scorecard, and action template for organizations and districts to understand their own progress toward elevating youth voices and make a plan to improve.
The Field Guide provides LEAs with tools to reflect on key lessons learned from 2020, plan a safe return to campus, respond to logistical needs of scheduling, develop effective communication plans, create continuity of learning, facilitate goal-setting, gain inspiration for what lies ahead, and more. It also includes a Personalized Planning tool.
Part of a series of briefs aimed at providing K-12 education decision makers and advocates with an evidence base to ground discussions about how to best serve students during and following the novel coronavirus pandemic. This one provides strategies to consider and to avoid around the central question, How can schools and districts monitor students’ …
Covers key ways to integrate SEL: The Three Signature SEL Practices for Adult Learning tool for incorporating three critical elements into any student or adult class, meeting, or engagement and Using Grade-Level and Content Area Team Meetings to Support SEL tool, which provides guidance for using grade-level team meetings to address four areas: supportive classroom …
10 key findings that include “Up to 1 in 3 students from the poorest communities had not checked in with their schools via online learning platforms as of April 2020.”
A searchable site of free resources for building students’ SEL competencies and overall well-being.
A ready-to-use Google form for students to record daily reflections each week.
The playbook provides more details on key strategies that enhance SEL skills.
A tool that provides a framework and process for staff to reflect on their own social and emotional growth.
A handout that can help staff incorporate self-care practices into day-to-day routines.