Tag: social and emotional learning

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Texas School District Pilots 4X Daily Recess for Emotional Learning

One North Texas school district is the first in the nation to give all their primary grade students more playtime. They are piloting a program that calls for recess four times a day, but it comes with faddish social and emotional (SEL) learning as part of the package.

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Some Texas Schools Ban ‘Suspension’ for Youngest Students

Some Texas school districts are revisiting their zero tolerance policies to examine how they can better serve their most vulnerable population, students enrolled in pre-Kindergarten through second grade, by banning suspensions and other disciplinary punishments.

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Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’

A campaign initiated by the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Santa Clara County Office of Education says a teacher who mispronounces a student’s name is causing a negative emotional state that can lead to poor academic success.