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Mental Health & Well-being

Hunger Pangs: Food Insecurity in Schools

This past summer, the Wyoming Valley West School District in Pennsylvania sent home an alarming letter to parents. If they didn’t pay off their kids’ school lunch debt ...

Help Students Manage Test Anxiety

Tests and exams cause anxiety in teachers and students. The growing frequency of standardized tests and ongoing reports about ongoing mental-health issues among children and ...

Managing an Allergy-Free Classroom

For most students, a water fountain can give refreshment. But for those with life-threatening food allergies, it could be a site of cross-contamination. “Everything is a ...

Helping Students Learn Through Grief

Teachers are often first responders to tragedy. They work with students who are experiencing individual loss. Students may ask teachers about large-scale crises, like natural ...