Tag: K-5

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 ways to optimize your school’s SEL curriculum

January 4, 2022

Via: eSchool News

When I became principal of Brookwood Elementary School five years ago, I came with a deep understanding of the value of social-emotional learning (SEL) for K-5 students. Having used the 7 Mindsets SEL curriculum for roughly six years at my […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

4 SEL success tips for elementary schools

October 5, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Five years ago, we had about 900 students in our K-5 elementary school, with roughly 40 percent of them either eligible for free or reduced lunch. Being in a geographic area that’s challenged by generational poverty and other socioeconomic issues, […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Education Tech

Leading Social-Emotional Learning Provider Expands with New Digital Offering

March 16, 2021

Via: eSchool News

With student well-being declining after a year of school closures, the need for connection and social-emotional recovery is critical, especially for our nation’s youngest learners. Committee for Children, a global nonprofit and leading provider of research-based social-emotional learning (SEL) curricula, […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Up to 4 months of ‘COVID slide’ learning loss expected in K-5

August 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Other reports echo similar expectations. Data from NWEA indicates that students will return to school with about 70% of typical learning gains in reading and less than 50% of typical learning gains in math. Jacob Bruno, vice president of professional […]

Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

This digital tool helps engage K-5 students

March 20, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Hobsons, a college and career readiness, admissions, and student success company, is launching a digital tool designed to help students in grades K-5 explore the connection between their interests, learning, and life ambitions. The program is built to complement Hobsons’ […]

Education Strategies, Preschool and Primary

New Jersey bill would mandate recess in public elementary schools

December 22, 2015

Via: Education Dive

A new bill passed by New Jersey’s legislature would require public school students in grades K-5 to have at least 20 minutes of recess every day, preferably outside. The law is an attempt to thwart inactivity and promote physical fitness, while […]