Committee for Children Blog
trauma informed, social emotional learning, teacher, educator

Don’t Miss These Connections Between SEL and Trauma-Informed Practice

When we cannot know for sure whether children have experienced trauma, the use of trauma-informed practices and supports becomes more important in creating safe learning environments. Social-emotional learning and competencies are key in carrying out these practices so that kids feel supported and can thrive. Read More

Educators, Here Are 6 Ways You Can Encourage Parents to Visit

Have parents ever approached you about challenges with their teens? Have you seen the look of exhaustion on their faces? Maybe you’ve had one or more of those moments with your own teen. Do you remember feeling at a loss for what to say or do, oRead More

classroom climate, K-5, early learning, middle school, positive

Three Ways to Foster a Positive Classroom Climate

How long have you been working on classroom climate? My guess is you began working on it before you even stepped into your first classroom, and you’ve continued to adjust and refine your efforts ever since.

Improving and maintaining a positive climate is a continuous process. Hone your strategies for creating a safe, supportive learning environment.Read More