By focusing on health through community gardens, physical activity, and even anti-bullying measures, educators can also strengthen kids' social and emotional skills.
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August 15, 2018
Social skills aren't just important to make connections with friends and family -- they could help you get hired.
August 09, 2018
Three ways that the burgeoning healthy afterschool movement can be a leader in incorporating social, emotional, and academic development, as explained by Daniel Hatcher.
July 26, 2018
Elev8 Baltimore sees the impact relationships and out of school time programs have on one student's life.
July 18, 2018
Every student deserves a shot at developing workforce skills and getting real work experience. Eshauna Smith of Urban Alliance explains how to provide that opportunity.
July 16, 2018
Social, emotional, and academic development don't have to stop at the end of the school day, explains Bridget Laird of WINGS for Kids.
June 28, 2018
In school, on the playground, and in life, how teams are formed matters. Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Daniel Hatcher shares real-world tips to foster belonging through physical activity.
June 22, 2018
You can keep students relaxed, engaged and ready to learn by taking some simple steps to make your classroom a more welcoming environment.
June 18, 2018
At alternative schools, relationships come first. Maybe that's why they feel so different from regular high schools.