Featured Guest Post:
“What We Do for Ourselves, Directly Affects Everything”
Guest Author: Sharon Bradley – Director of Family and Social Services/SEL, Plano ISD
Summer break is near for most educators and already here for some!
This is the perfect time for us to revisit our self-care plans and reflect upon the effects of stress on our health and overall wellbeing. Several of you may be thinking that this is a topic to think about when students return next school year. However, that could not be further from the truth. This has to be addressed and planned for BEFORE you return to your schools and classrooms to prevent teacher burnout and to increase your effectiveness as an educator, spouse, parent, friend, etc. Self-care helps us refocus on what is important and true.
Texas Legislation Proposes HB4454: Social and Emotional Learning Standards for Public School Educational Programs
HB4454 Update: The TX House Education Committee approved HB 4454. Representative Dutton moved that HB 4454 be reported favorably to the full house with the recommendation that it pass and be printed.
April Blog – The Gift of Listening: Integrating Active Listening into Daily Life & School Culture. Click HERE for the full post.
March Blog – Creating a Safer, Supportive Learning Environment. Click HERE for the full post.
February Blog – Worried About Teens Stress Levels? Give Teens the Tools They Need to Work Through It! Click HERE for the full post.
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