Substance use declined among California students during the pandemic, and remote learners reported lower levels of use compared to their counterparts who received in-person or hybrid instruction.
Collaborating with REL West, districts identified areas of opportunity and developed a strategy to improve safety, well-being, and engagement for Black and Latinx students.
This month, WestEd highlights resources that help early childhood professionals provide a calm environment where infants, toddlers, and young children can thrive.
Science classrooms are an ideal venue for students to engage in embedded social and emotional learning that is authentically essential to the tasks at hand.
What can educators do when they notice themselves or others moving toward fatigue and burnout? Here are five simple strategies to use in the moment when dysregulation or overwhelm occurs.
As students return to schools during the pandemic, educators work to accelerate learning, deepen student understanding, and address long-standing inequities that negatively impact student outcomes, especially for underserved students. These four resources aim to help educators address education equity issues in four ways — fair funding allocation, dedication to self-care, honoring student voice, and investment in restorative practices.
Spotlight: Equitable Conditions and Learning Environments Support the Success of the Whole Child, Family, and Community
With safe, supportive, and equitable conditions, all learners can thrive. Two new resources contribute to a growing body of work that highlights the importance of addressing racial inequities in every aspect of education.
Relaunching school this fall demands a reimagining of education to align with the current needs of students, families, and school staff. A new resource offers districts a blueprint.
Our most accessed resources offer educators guidance on a range of topics, including practicing and prioritizing self-care and strategies for trauma-informed distance learning.
A recent study found that if LGBTQ students experienced the same levels of support and safety at school as non-transgender and straight students, disparities would disappear or greatly diminish.