Author: Mind Shift

Before Kids’ Emotions Run High, Practice These Steps During Calmer Times

The key is practice and adult support, says Hurley. “You have to practice this when they’re


A Framework for Conversations About Race in Schools

“Frequently when you go into the situation, the teachers are pretty stressed. There’s a heightened energy,”


Stress and Short Tempers: Schools Struggle with Behavior as Students Return

“This is a prolonged adjustment period,” said Dr. Tali Raviv, the associate director of the Center


Stress and Short Tempers: Schools Struggle with Behavior as Students Return

“This is a prolonged adjustment period,” said Dr. Tali Raviv, the associate director of the Center


How To Talk About 9/11 With A New Generation Of Kids

For children in grades three to five, Morningside recommends a brief, fact-based account of the day,


Girl on iPad alongside parent

Actually, I said, I’m Gen X. And yes. Yes, it is. Recognizing our kids’ growing social


Hands clasped with nervous energy

While problems such as bullying or severe depression may require help from school leaders or a


Kids In Illinois Will Soon Be Able To Take 5 Mental Health Days From School

“The younger school-age kids are more anxious about separation from their parents and caregivers,” child and


6 Strategies To Make Classrooms Safer As The Delta Variant Spreads

Here are some of the strategies experts recommend for safer classrooms: 1. Create a protective cocoon


An unknown schoolgirl with a backpack hugs her knees and sits on the curb by herself at a bus stop, while the bus is parked nearby.

According to the CDC, between March and May, 2020, hospitals across the country saw a 24%