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.
Why It’s Important to Talk About Suicide – Prevention Among Students
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.
When COVID has Many of us Stretched Thin – How to Cope and De-stress
In this episode of Keystone Education Radio, host Annette Stevenson speaks with Dana Guerrero, licensed clinical social worker and mediation and yoga instructor.
Therapeutic Emotional Support: An Award-Winning Program at Upper St. Clair SD
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.
Students’ Emotional Well-Being and Academics: A Hand-in-Hand Approach
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.
Hanging in the Balance of a Pandemic: Connectivity During Isolation
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.
The Impacts of Screen-Time: Teaching Teens to Cope
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).
Flourish or fail: A conversation about grit with Angela Duckworth
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.
Different, Not Deficient
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.
The Impact of Act 7: Saving Lives Through Hands-Only CPR
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.