University training prepares educators for a lot of scenarios on the job. But what it doesn’t prepare them for is the inevitable grief that comes with it.
What we might think of as “home ec” now covers a wide variety of topics, like fashion and textiles, food and nutrition, human development, housing design, and more.
Social media poses a range of psychological risks, especially issues of body image. But there are practical steps K–12 educators can take to offset those risks.
From the unknown emotional impacts of the pandemic to the uncertain extent of student learning loss, educators aren’t sure what awaits them when in-person learning resumes.
Classroom educators have a unique influence in helping students navigate not just the academic but also the social challenges of post-pandemic education.