Explore these resources for stories, strategies, texts, and approaches for creating more accepting learning environments.

Supporting the Social and Emotional Learning of Systematically Marginalized Students in a Pandemic

The economic, social, and learning challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic reinforce knowledge, including from the science of learning and development, about how important it is to ensure that all students experience belonging, safety, and support in order to learn. These resources can help families and district school leaders better affirm, understand, and effectively support students in the current reality we’re facing. 

Read the full report from the National Center for Learning Disabilities to explore how to affirm students’ identities to promote equitable social, emotional, cognitive, and academic development during the COVID-19 crisis as well as actions families and school district leaders can take. Download the report.

Supporting Racial Equity With Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and SEL. Committee for Children | Read

Brief investigates how SEL policy can contribute to evidence-based, in-school racial equity strategies