Aperture Education has published a free “Back-to-School Guide” which offers resources, teacher hacks, activities and inspiring articles to help teachers and students start the new school year.
The free Back-to-School Guide can be downloaded at http://info.apertureed.com/btsguide2017. It provides tips created by teachers to help build students’ social and emotional skills such as personal responsibility, self-management, relationship skills and healthy decision-making.
The resources include links to videos to help students overcome adversity, games to help build SEL skills, actions teachers can take to demonstrate respect and promote student confidence, and more.
Among the resources:
· Planning for the Year Ahead: Ideas on strategic planning throughout the year
· Teacher Hacks: Tricks that will help you and your students succeed this school year
· First-Week Activities: Things you can do to start building student relationships and set a foundation for SEL from day one
· Nutrition Tips: A look at how good nutrition is not only critical to student health, it also has a deep impact on students’ abilities to learn