LGBTQ+ students are often subjected to discrimination and bias in home, social, and school settings. A majority of LGBTQ+ youth have heard family members or peers make disparaging comments, and many report they cannot openly be themselves (Kahn et al., 2018). The recent coordinated policy and legislative attacks on trans youth rights are particularly disturbing. […]
Geared for teachers and ESPs who work with students in early childhood through eighth grade, WEAC is partnering with Crayola Education to bring members a unique summer learning experience integrating art and literacy. Educators will learn strategies to help students make their thinking visible, promote reflective thinking, and extract deeper meaning from children’s book illustrations […]
Join us Wednesday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. for a statewide virtual book discussion on Chatter: The Voice in Our Head, Why it Matters and How to Harness It. In Chatter, acclaimed psychologist Ethan Kross explores the silent conversations we have with ourselves. Interweaving groundbreaking behavioral and brain research from his own lab with real-world case […]
Join us Wednesday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. for a statewide virtual book discussion on Educated: A Memoir. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received […]
Join us for a special summer retreat to help you restore and prepare for your best year of teaching. Four-hour retreat on Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London. Opportunity to plan, set intentions, determine necessary boundaries and indulge in restorative activities to aid in balance for […]
Join us Wednesday, August 17 at 2:00 p.m. for a statewide virtual book discussion on The Power of Regret. In The Power of Regret, Pink draws on research in psychology, neuroscience, economics, and biology to challenge widely-held assumptions about emotions and behavior. Using the largest sampling of American attitudes about regret ever conducted as well as his own World Regret […]
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