As graduation time rolls around, high school seniors around the country will be facing waves of mixed emotions. Relief that high school is over; elation to be moving on; and of course, sadness that friends forged over years – if not for more than a decade – will be going their separate ways.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Janine Bempechat (@jbempechat), Professor of Psychology & Human Development at Wheelock College, and Maurice Elias (@SELinSchools), Director of the Social Emotional Learning Lab at Rutgers University, to chat about homework. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.
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The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans’ David Johns and Andrene Jones-Castro share their experience and recommendations for caring and concerned adults everywhere.
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Get your kids involved in #GoalToBeGreater with these ideas.
@EducationNation and Parent Toolkit teamed up with Mary Ellen Daneels (@daneels_m), Civics High School Teacher in West Chicago, and Jennifer Miller (@JenniferSMiller), Family and Educational Consultant, to chat about the importance of raising civic-minded kids. Take a look at what happened during the conversation below. Our #ToolkitTalk chats occur monthly. See what's coming up next and catch up on all of the past conversations.
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor stresses importance of involving kids in American democracy.