Counseling

Tolerance
In divisive times, a look at how one group pushes back on prejudice, starting early.
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For teachers and principals, vetted resources to help you prepare for unsettling incidents.
Beyond Survival
How to support LGBTQ and gender non-conforming kids.
One and all
How we can teach students to find common ground, for the common good.
Photo illustration of teen boys bullying another boy
Why does school-based bullying happen? We went to the source and asked students for insight.
"Modeling Takes Practice"
How teachers prepare to step in to manage conflict or prevent bullying — while modeling empathy.
"Challenge Ideas, Not People"
Managing classroom conversations to navigate mandates of free speech and freedom from discrimination.
Photo illustration of several kids' faces, assembled in a collage to create one face, with text reading "One and All"
Opening a shared conversation about how educators can protect students from bullying, confront divisions, and foster inclusion.
RG One and All
To build hope and chart a path to success, relationships are key.
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How to open space for reflection and conversation amid difficult events.
Ivy
Strategies for guiding undocumented students to college.
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Talking with kids about the election and what's next — and helping them find their voice.
Female student from the rear, walking down long campus pathway
College applicants can take control of a frenzied process by reflecting on their values and goals — for the next four years and beyond.
Second Lady Jill Biden recording an EdCast
Second Lady Jill Biden and fellow teachers lead the drive to support the educational and social-emotional needs of military children.
More Than Safe
Creating a school where LGBTQ students thrive.
From Teachers, for Teachers
Advice and inspiration for starting the new school year on the right note.
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Five ways to welcome student input and bolster your school's success.
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Resources for parents and educators on talking to kids about trauma.
Picture of a lake in summertime, with a camp house and a wooden fence hung with colorful lifejackets
Free from school-year demands, summer camps are a key venue for social-emotional learning.
College and the Good Student
Here's how high schools and colleges can help students prioritize community engagement and reframe college admissions.
Educating for Peace
How schools can help foster a more peaceful world.
start with kindness
To stop bullying, a new social media campaign asks us to start with kindness.
Tipping the Scales
An interactive game shows how community choices can build resilience in the face of hardship.
Animated characters from the Pixar film Inside Out
A Hollywood primer on emotions, feelings, and behavior — with teachable moments for educators and parents.
A small girl holds onto a teddy bear
Tips for parents and educators on talking to kids about the unthinkable and inevitable events in life.
Resilient kids
How we can change our policies to help disadvantaged kids cope and thrive.
Resilient Kids
Why some children can thrive despite adversity.
Liar
The dog ate your what? Four tips for parents on handling little white lies to tall tales.
Infographic that shares statistics on what students said was most important to them in a recent poll
Five tangible tips on what teachers can do to foster a more respectful and caring classroom environment.
Josephine Kim
HGSE Lecturer Josephine Kim works to raise awareness of mental health issues that affect Korean-American student populations.
A teacher with two students
Lecturer Jacqueline Zeller's research and clinical work highlights the role of teacher-child relationships.