Lifelong learning, an important aspect of smart and healthy living, goes beyond what can be taught in the classroom and can be continually tailored to support your ongoing growth, health, and well-being.
Teach your child how to support their own health and safety by showing them how. Arrange an annual wellness checkup with your local healthcare provider. Teach your kids the lifelong lesson that their health matters!
Helping students to grow in a time of uncertainty is a challenging but crucial undertaking; especially in light of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation finding that in 2023 41% of Americans are suffering from an untreated mental health issue.
In today’s ever-evolving landscape of education, the spotlight is increasingly shining on the critical role of mental health and well-being in the lives of students. We recently had the privilege of sitting down with Jill Bohenkamp, Associate Professor of Psychiatry within the National Center for School Mental Health.
The data dashboard presents a collection of nationwide child and adult statistics as a means to examine trends in both recent and historical national statistics. The data compilation focuses primarily on child health, nutrition and demographics.
Conflict is unfortunately a part of our lives. It exists within families, communities, and in many aspects of both our personal and working lives. How can schools or districts break the cycle of conflict? Learn more in this blog by Richard Long.
Academic Recovery: What does it mean to students and what does it look like to teachers and administrators? In this first of the series, Richard Long, LFA Executive Director discusses academic recovery with a student, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent.
How do we transform the education system in the post-pandemic era? One key vehicle is leadership. Community-based leadership development recognizes that everyone has the potential to be a leader and emphasizes the importance of equipping both positional and non-positional leaders with the necessary tools to drive change. Read more about community-based leadership in this new blog from Eddie Koen, President of IEL.
What is Generative AI? How do we prepare students for an AI driven world? And how should educators and students use these tools for learning? Keith Krueger and Pete Just with CoSN discuss the ever-evolving field of AI.
Keeping our kids safe and thriving: Responses to the tragic events at the Covenant School in Nashville, Tenn.
April 3rd – 7th is Adolescent Immunization Action Week (#AIAW23), a call to action urging parents to get their adolescents up to date on their immunizations. One in five kids—adolescents and elementary-age—are thought to be behind on routine vaccination. Traditionally, kids get vaccines at wellness check-ups, public health clinics, or as part of their school or sports preparations, but the pandemic got in the way for many of us.