Counseling: An Innovative Approach to Listening

Hans AppelBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Counselors can continue to support school communities by digitally providing resources, ideas, and learning opportunities. CASEL’s SEL Roadmap for Reopening Schools helps guide counselors’ efforts to connect with students. There is value in all educators delivering SEL content to students. Resources from American School Counselor Association (ASCA) are shared. “We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen … Read More

Emails from Educators

Katelynn GiordanoBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better

TL;DR: At Teach Better, we get emails from educators all over the U.S. Usually, these teachers are looking for assistance, guidance, advice, or even just someone to listen! See a few of our responses to some of the emails we’ve received about engaging students virtually, tech tools, and The Grid Method. Emails from Educators: #1  Hey –  I am a … Read More

3 Ways to Support Students Virtually

Chelsea NicolinoBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Relationship maintenance with students through a virtual environment. Three tips to support students: a virtual discussion space, a survey check-in, and videos! Teachers are resilient. We make a million decisions a day that revolve around how we can best support our students, while creating the best environment for them to learn. Until one day, our brick and mortar classrooms … Read More