Author name: Shraya Sharma

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Teaching Climate Change with Empathy

Climate change is a global problem that transcends national borders, causing events like extreme weather, rising sea levels, food shortages, water scarcity, and the loss of wildlife all around the world. Teaching climate change in the classroom is crucial, as it helps students understand these challenges, use critical thinking to make informed decisions about their …

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Creating An Inclusive Classroom Community

It sounds crazy, but current research shows that students’ academic achievements improve when social-emotional learning practices are infused throughout the school day. For example, when educators cultivate a positive and inclusive classroom environment, in which all students feel a sense of belonging and appreciation, this leads to positive outcomes around their motivation, self-efficacy, and engagement. …

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