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Caring Conversations

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Caring Conversations

While your students get back into the rhythm of school, they’ll have some emotional baggage from dealing with COVID-19. Having caring conversations with them can help them feel validated and understood as they continue moving forward.

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5 Tips for Educators to Transition Back to School During COVID-19

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5 Tips for Educators to Transition Back to School During COVID-19

Although summer has given educators a break from the stress of teaching in a world with COVID-19, we know that the back-to-school season will be more different than ever. Here we provide 5 tips for teachers to help their students transition back to school in such a unique time.

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Creating a Back-to-School Routine

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Creating a Back-to-School Routine

Summer break is coming to an end soon and getting back to school requires our teenagers to reestablish routines. Here we talk more about the importance of routines and how to create new ones.

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How to Create an Equitable Classroom

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How to Create an Equitable Classroom

Whether you’re back in the classroom or teaching over Zoom, you have an opportunity to start the school year strong by creating an equitable classroom. Here we provide some ideas to help you create an environment where your students can feel safe and learn to understand each other better.

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Mindfully Returning to School

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Mindfully Returning to School

Your students will have not only the stress of school to manage, but all the added stress of COVID-19 and its effects on their lives outside of school. Some simple mindfulness activities can help them focus on their present moments and better handle the difficulties they’re facing.

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2020 Inspiring Women | Martina Shabram

Posted by on Jul 27, 2020 | Comments Off on 2020 Inspiring Women | Martina Shabram

Martina Shabram works at SASS to support survivors of sexual assault. She is a member of the 4J School District Board, and has had experience in both nonprofit and education fields. She was interviewed by Hiya Patel, a member of WACY – the Women’s Advisory Council for Youth – as a part of the 2020 Inspiring Women Project. Q: Hi Martina! What work do you do? What does a day in your life look like?My day job is at Sexual Assault Support Services, where I run our education and outreach programming and also provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence. SASS...

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2020 Inspiring Women | Maya Reddy

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Meet Maya Reddy – a member of the USA Archery Team, and one of the incredible people included in the 2020 Inspiring Women project created by WACY, the Women’s Advisory Council for Youth.

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