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Teaching to Thrive with Dr. Bettina Love: Tool Kit 2

The Office of Teacher Development, in partnership with Dr. Bettina Love, proudly presents "Teaching to Thrive." Tool Kit #2 provides resources for teachers and school leaders to examine approaching teaching and learning to help teachers and students understand and heal from the collective pain caused by COVID-19. Specifically, the materials focus on Social Emotional Learning, SEL,  and valuing Black lives. This toolkit can be completed independently, or can be the basis for a discussion among teachers. Use the Reflection Guide to guide your learning when listening to the resources in the toolkit.

Included Resources

This reflection guide provides reflection questions and writing prompts for Teaching to Thrive Podcast 3 and Teaching to Thrive Podcast 3. It also includes links to additional resources to support learning. These reflection activities can be completed indepenently when engaging with the podcasts and resources in this tool kit, or can be used as a jumping off point for conversation among teachers.

Teaching to Thrive is a podcast committed to sharing ideas that strengthen the everyday lives of Black and Brown students within our schools and communities. Each episode is aimed at empowering our shared knowledge for collective liberation. In this episode, Rosalynn Duff returns to the podcast to discuss her vision for SEL when schools reopen.

Click here for a transcript of this podcast.

Teaching to Thrive is a podcast committed to sharing ideas that strengthen the everyday lives of Black and Brown students within our schools and communities. Each episode is aimed at empowering our shared knowledge for collective liberation. In this episode, Marylin Zuniga joins the podcast to discuss her work around centering Black and Brown students in Social Emotional Learning practices. 

Click here for a transcript of this podcast.

This handbook is designed for educators to use when planning to engage in critical conversations at the intersection of racism, education, COVID-19, and abolition. It includes information on what Abolitionist Teachers should understand about social emotional learning to guide students and colleagues in critical conversations around race and restorative justice when returning to school after COVID-19​.