Educator and Family Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month from Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners – Yahoo Finance

0
Share

SILVER SPRING, Md. –News Direct– Discovery Education
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ — In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month 2022, observed annually in May, Discovery Education and partners are proud to present educators, students, and families a diverse array of dynamic digital resources supporting the mental health of students everywhere.
Centered this year on the theme “Together for Mental Health,” Mental Health Awareness Month supports all forms of mental wellness. The following resources created in collaboration with social impact partners support students’ wellness through family and educator empowerment:
Professional Development ContentDeepen educator capacity around social-emotional learning (SEL) and its various applications in a variety of learning environments with professional learning resources from the Social-Emotional Learning Coalition, a network of partners committed to bringing critical, culturally relevant social-emotional learning resources into core instruction to support educators and students nationwide.
Foster a SEL-focused teaching strategy with on-demand e-learning modules designed to strengthen understanding of trauma-informed educational practices and policies that foster a student-centered learning environment from Ready, Set, RISE! – a unique educational initiative that enhances teacher performance and student outcomes through improved stress-management skills and greater overall social-emotional learning from Kaiser Permanente, Alliance for a Healthier Generation (Healthier Generation), and Discovery Education.
Family ResourcesFamilies play a critical role in children’s wellness. With resources from Amazing Me – an initiative from Dove Self-Esteem Project and Discovery Education – parents and caretakers can play an active role in social-emotional learning, health, and confidence-building for students at critical developmental ages.
Classroom ActivitiesEmpower students to raise their voice for social change through the fourth annual Stronger Than Hate Challenge. Students aged 13-18 can win $6,000 for submitting a project demonstrating how testimony can create a community that is stronger than hate. Submissions are due May 26th. The Stronger Than Hate Challenge demonstrates the power of learning from the past and raising one’s voice to counter hate. The Challenge is presented by USC Shoah Foundation (USC Shoah Foundation) and Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place.
Users of Discovery Education’s K-12 platform can discover all this content and more in the SEL Center located within the Discovery Education K-12 learning platform. Created by the SEL Coalition, the Social-Emotional Learning Center presents a curated collection of hundreds of resources designed to support educators as they integrate SEL into core instruction and help students develop social and emotional competencies. The SEL Center includes resources focused on educator professional development and school culture including microlearnings, instructional strategies and ready-to-use slide shows. Designed for all K-12 students and educators, the Center features multi-modal, student-facing digital content aligned to the five SEL competencies from Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and includes Virtual Field Trips, videos, podcasts, mindfulness exercises, songs, and reading passages.
The SEL Center is made possible in part through partnerships with The Allstate Foundation, the National AfterSchool Association, and Ask, Listen, Learn. The SEL Center resources feature Discovery Education original resources, content from trusted partners like CASEL, Inner Explorer, and Everyday Speech, as well as content created in partnership with The Allstate Foundation, and Ask, Listen, Learn.
“The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 37% of youth have had poor mental health since 2020,” said Beth Meyer, Vice President of Social Impact at Discovery Education. “This data points to the fact that we are at a critical point in K-12 education right now regarding the challenge of student mental wellness. Partnerships for creating resources supporting student mental wellness– like those featured here – are more important than ever, and we all have a role in supporting this important work.”
For more information about Discovery Education’s digital resources and professional learning services, visit www.discoveryeducation.com and stay connected with Discovery Education on social media through Twitter and LinkedIn.
###
About Discovery EducationDiscovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Through its award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia resources, and the largest professional learning network of its kind, Discovery Education is transforming teaching and learning, creating immersive STEM experiences, and improving academic achievement around the globe. Discovery Education currently serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and like-minded organizations to empower teachers with customized solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at DiscoveryEducation.com.
ContactsGrace MaliskaDiscovery EducationEmail: [email protected]
View additional multimedia and more ESG storytelling from Discovery Education on 3blmedia.com
View source version on newsdirect.com: https://newsdirect.com/news/educator-and-family-resources-for-mental-health-awareness-month-from-discovery-education-and-social-impact-partners-412233969
Joy, anger, and confusion as the president gets closer to cancelling student loan debt for millions of Americans.
My student loan is sitting at $67,000. Let’s try to help you with your student loan by outlining forgiveness options — including some specific to military spouses that could provide you with financial compensation. As a teacher, you may be eligible for Teacher Loan Forgiveness and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).
President Joe Biden has made headlines by saying he'll roll out a plan for canceling federal student loans "in the next couple of weeks" — and that he'll aim to forgive less than $50,000 in debt per borrower. So what's likely to happen actually?
MarketWatch Picks has highlighted these products and services because we think readers will find them useful; the MarketWatch News staff is not involved in creating this content. Question: I have student loans in excess of $109k.
A new course at the University of Central Florida aims to inspire more students to enter one of Orlando’s foundational high-tech industries: optics and photonics. Offered for the first time in the spring 2022 semester, the Introduction to Photonics Engineering Design course gives underclassmen a glimpse at what it would look like to major in photonics. Typically, students don’t get to dive into such a specific topic until their junior or senior years, but the new course gives students hands-on experience with the discipline, focused on the study of light waves, earlier in their college careers.
Monroe County brought its mask mandate back in 2021 for all indoor public spaces. All local schools except Seven Oaks released mask requirements.
With student debt in the trillions and student loan forgiveness on the table, more people are examining what's the best way to plan for the next chapter in their life or their child's. College finance expert Kristina Ellis from Ramsay Solutions talks about the best way to pay off student loans and what we know about the unclear future of the loan moratorium.
Here are the top 10 schools in the Durham-Chapel Hill metro area, according to US News’ annual rankings.
Should the Supreme Court strike down Roe v. Wade, 26 states are set to ban abortion, according to a 2021 analysis by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonpartisan reproductive health research group. Exactly half have no mandate that schools teach sex education, data from the Institute reveals, and only four of the 26 require curricula to […]
Kaitlyn Younger, a white, middle-class star student in Collin County, has been stressing out about her grades for years. The self-described perfectionist scored 1550 on her SATs and will graduate from McKinney High School in a few weeks with a 3.95 GPA, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Treyvion Gray, 18, isn’t allowed to participate in his high school graduation ceremony because his dread locs are too long, reported Forth Worth Star-Telegram. Gray is suing Texas’ Needville Independent School District as well a number of school faculty and staff for racial discrimination.
Increased tuition, new fees? The Arizona Board of Regents has lost touch with its mission of promoting access to public university education.
Lopez is under investigation by the Department of Education for making "unauthorized" visits on campus.
If we want to find a stock that could multiply over the long term, what are the underlying trends we should look for…
The NEA has added $1,200 to North Carolina’s average teacher salary since the report was released last week, raising the state’s initial ranking.
John Zucal hired to head district at Conotton Valley
There were 21 students on board the school bus, which reportedly hydroplaned.
Janney Elementary School in Washington, D.C., gave children in Pre-K through 3rd grade a lesson on "anti-racism" that asked them to identify racist members of their family.
Coming out as bisexual in high school had been relatively easy: Maia Kobabe lived in the liberal San Francisco Bay Area and had supportive classmates and parents. But coming out as nonbinary years later, in 2016, was far more complicated, Kobabe said. The words available failed to describe the experience. “There wasn’t this language for it,” said Kobabe, 33, who now uses gender-neutral pronouns and doesn’t identify as male or female. “I just thought, I am wanting to come out as nonbinary, and I
Jin Chang, a student at the University of Iowa, conducted 57 interviews to document Asian and Asian American student history at UI.

source