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Conversations with parents about YouTube: What are kids watching, and what are they learning?

Authors : Maddie Cincebeaux , Claire Christensen

Toddlers and preschoolers today are spending more time watching videos on online streaming services like YouTube than in any other format.

BEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 2: Teacher Perspectives

Authors : Daniel Cohen , Michelle Woodbridge

Practice-based coaching (PBC) promotes a strong collaborative partnership between teachers and coaches to facilitate the use of effective instructional practices. The PBC process includes skills instruction on BEST in CLASS practices, shared goals and action planning, implementation support, classroom observation, and reflection and feedback.

Promoting Mental Health and Well-Being in Schools: An Action Guide for School and District Leaders

Authors : Editorial Team

Schools are prioritizing students’ mental health, and there are many tools and resources to choose from. CDC created this action guide as a place to start. It can help school and district leaders build on what they are already doing to promote students’ mental health and find new strategies to fill in gaps.

2024 School Mental Health Quality Guides

Authors : Editorial Team

These 2024 editions contain major updates and an and easy-to-follow format complete with action steps, best practices, examples from the field, and more.

BEST in CLASS: What Coaches and Teachers Say About It. Part 1: Coach Perspectives

Authors : Daniel Cohen , Michelle Woodbridge , Christen Park

BEST in CLASS (Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Training: Competent Learners Achieving School Success) is a tier 2 (targeted) evidence-based intervention for young children with persistent and intensive challenging behaviors.

Handle With Care: Expanding and evaluating trauma supports for students

Authors : Jennifer Nakamura , Nancy Perez , Victoria Schaefer , Mary Klute

Now more than ever, many children and youth are exposed to potentially traumatic events, whether it be from community or school violence, natural disasters, or the sudden loss of a loved one.

Guiding Principles and Best Practices in School Discipline to Support Students’ Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Academic Needs

Authors : Editorial Team

In March of 2023, the U.S. Department of Education released Guiding Principles for Creating Safe, Inclusive, Supportive, and Fair School Climates for students and school staff, featuring specific recommendations for evidence-based practices that allow students to learn, grow, and be successful.

Which Kindergarteners are at Risk of Being Bullied and/or Becoming Bullies, and What Can Educators and Parents Do About It?

Authors : Adrienne Woods

Bullying occurs when children experience unwanted and aggressive behavior from more powerful peers repeatedly over time.

Can text messages improve your parenting?

Authors : Claire Christensen

Grab some ice cream with SRI Education researcher Claire Christensen and her bestie Alexandra Chapman as they talk about a new SRI Education study: Can #texting improve your parenting?

Supporting Youth in a Social Media Boom

Authors : Maddie Cincebeaux

The popularity of social media is widespread and continues to rise, especially among youth. According to a recent general advisory report released by the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, up to 95% of youth aged 13-17 regularly use at least one social media platform.