Many characters from the movie Encanto in a group, with Mirabel front and center.

Encanto and SEL: A Movie Guide and Lesson Plan for Your Classroom

May 18, 2023

Help students reflect on the social and emotional aspects of the movie and consider the meaning of community.

Free Distance Learning Templates

Free Back-to-School Templates for Teachers and Families

July 25, 2022

Help students and their families lay the foundation for a positive, successful school year.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Social and Emotional Learning in Digital Life

September 21, 2023

Help your students develop the SEL skills they'll need to navigate the digital world.

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15 Middle School Movies That Support SEL in the Classroom

September 6, 2023

Help students recognize and understand social and emotional themes in popular films.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Google Classroom

September 5, 2023

What is Google Classroom? And how are teachers using it? Learn more about this popular platform and how to use it with your students.

5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

6 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

August 21, 2023

Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.

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5 Questions Students Should Ask About Media

August 2, 2023

Help kids think critically about the media they consume and create.

two elementary students learning to code

Teachers' Essential Guide to Coding in the Classroom

July 27, 2023

Why teach coding? Who should teach it? And how can teachers get started? Get tips on how to bring coding into your classroom.

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21 Fun Activities to Start the School Year

July 25, 2023

Create community, foster well-being, and set expectations as you go back to school!

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Teach Middle Schoolers About Social Media with Fun Online Sim

July 20, 2023

These engaging activities can spark conversations about oversharing, digital footprints, cyberbullying, and more.