The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning, or CASEL, has announced that eight states will be working together to create and implement plans for social-emotional learning in their schools.
We all experience stress, but sometimes it can be hard to know when to stop and take care of ourselves.
Over time, neglecting to manage your stress can lead to muscle tension, irritability, worry and eventually illnesses like anxiety, depression and high blood pressure.
This post was written by guest blogger, Gozde Nur Sahin, a school counselor from Istanbul International School in Istanbul, Turkey.
Calm Classroom is gaining popularity around the world. Last semester, Spring 2015, Calm Classroom program was implemented as a pilot project in Istanbul International School, Turkey.
The Calm Classroom team recently had the wonderful opportunity to support a “Create Your Own Calm Classroom” contest at Shields Middle School. With their incredible leadership team, this school really rallied behind the effort and created their own superhero to encourage the students to participate in the project: The Calm Classroom Crusader. After about a month of hard work and creative brainstorming, two winners from each grade level were selected. These students were awarded certificates and prizes from the Calm Classroom Crusader and the Calm Classroom representatives at the January 29th Celebrations Assembly. These students, along with many other inspired students, created...
This week, Calm Classroom co-founders, Jai & Joy Luster, had the pleasure of presenting and exhibiting at the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) Conference in Nashville, Tennessee! The 18th annual conference was held at the Sheraton Music City Hotel. A bit more about SSWAA: The Association was organized in 1994 and is dedicated to promoting the profession of School Social Work and providing training opportunities to practitioners in the use of evidence-based practices to meet the needs of students, families and schools. For more information, visit their website here. We are so happy to be a part of this great...