Brian Coleman, a school counselor and counseling department chair at Jones College Prep in Chicago, Ill., has been named the 2019 School Counselor of the Year by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA). The School Counselor of the Year award honors professionals who devote their careers to advocating for the nation’s students and addressing their academic and social/emotional development and college and career readiness needs.
McGraw-Hill presented new research titled “Education’s 2018 Social and Emotional Learning Report”. In this paper, the organization analyses the impact of social-emotional learning in students and the challenges that principals and teachers have to effectively implement programs based in the development of life skills, such as collaborative work, empathy or self-management.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) presented the study “Behind the numbers: Ending school violence and bullying”. This publication features an extensive overview of recent evidence regarding school violence and bullying. Said research includes global and regional prevalence and trends. The report also includes evidence from successful national responses to school violence and bullying.
The best educators seek to maximize the learning potential of every student; not only to impart them with knowledge, but also to develop skills in them that will allow them to establish positive relationships inside and outside the classroom. Valentine’s Day is a perfect occasion for teachers to promote better and stronger relationships in the school; positive relationships.
Here are 3 of the most important educational trends that will impact the teaching-learning processes in the classroom this year: