A growing body of research reveals tangible and measurable social and emotional benefits for students and teachers when nature-based lessons and spending time outdoors are incorporated in students’ studies.
The past year has exacerbated already heartbreaking statistics on cases of youth anxiety, depression and suicide. Yet only a fraction of the adolescents experiencing these mental health concerns are receiving the appropriate health interventions.
In this episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Dana Guerrero, licensed clinical social worker and mediation and yoga instructor.
On this episode of Keystone Education Radio, Annette Stevenson discusses the award-winning 409 Program with Barbara Bolas, Upper St. Clair’s board president, and Amy Pfender, assistant to the superintendent of the school district.
On this episode of Keystone Education Radio, Podcast Host Annette Stevenson is joined by Angela Jerabek. Angie is the founder of BARR, a strengths-based model that provides schools with a comprehensive approach to meeting the academic, social and emotional needs of all students.
In this episode of Keystone Education Radio, Podcast Host Annette Stevenson is joined by Dr. Will Miller, a recognized and respected authority on coping with stress, interpersonal relationship and organizational health.
In this episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson is joined by Dr. Delaney Ruston, a physician and documentary filmmaker who has studied and documented stress, anxiety and depression among teens in the digital age. Dr. Ruston explores the connection between mental health and technology; the role that parents, teachers and students play in addressing mental health concerns; and the impact of COVID-19 on students. This episode is brought to you in part by the Keystone Purchasing Network and the PA School District Liquid Asset Fund (PSDLAF).
Host Annette Stevenson talks with best-selling author, psychologist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania Angela Duckworth. Duckworth unpacks her book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance and provides further insight into her research of the characteristics of high achieving individuals.
This episode is sponsored by Siemens & Edgenuity.
Author and advocate Jonathan Mooney discusses his book Normal Sucks, his journey of growing up with a learning difference and how these experiences shaped the work he is doing today.
Act 7 of 2019 has just taken effect, requiring the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) to develop and provide curriculum for hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to schools, now part of required high school instruction.