Provides educators with an overview of social and emotional learning (SEL) and school-family partnerships (SFPs), a discussion of the important relationship of SFPs and SEL, and strategies to promote children's social, emotional, and academic development using school-family partnerships.
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Promotes better policy and practice around school attendance, including tracking chronic absence data for each student beginning in kindergarten, or ideally earlier, and partnering with families and community agencies to intervene when poor attendance is a problem for students or schools.
Reviews four foundations for young children's development that appear to underlie children's competence and predict success in school from Prekindergarten through Third Grade: self-regulation, representation, memory, and attachment.
Provides highlights from the Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide for Parents, Educators, and Community Leaders, Second Edition booklet. It presents the updated prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.
Provides three toolkits trainers can use to foster safe and supportive learning environments: (1) Creating Safe and Respectful Environments in Our Nation’s Classrooms assists teachers in preventing and intervening in bullying behavior in the classroom; (2) Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment on Our Nation’s School Buses assists school bus drivers in preventing and intervening in bullying behavior on school buses; (3) Get Smart, Get Help, Get Safe assists specialized instructional support staff in preventing and addressing teen dating violence.
Compiles and summarizes the research regarding the impact of parent engagement on student academic achievement and provides parents with a practical tool that informs them about the school system, and includes strategies and resources necessary for children’s cognitive, academic, social and emotional growth.
Houses a plethora of information including publications, programs and projects, training and technical assistance resources.
Intended for the general public to provide a basic overview of bullying.
Provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of classroom-based social and emotional learning programs and applies this framework to rate and identify well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States. Also shares best-practice guidelines for district and school teams on how to select and implement SEL programs and offers recommendations for future priorities to advance SEL research, practice and policy.
Provides a multitude of resources and takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts.
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