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A relentless pandemic ~ social and emotional learning programs can help students cope

The evidence is plentiful; supporting the need for students' mental health is critical.

On Dec. 7 the US Surgeon General cited research showing that anxiety and depression doubled among youth worldwide during the pandemic! We HAVE to do something NOW.

You are not alone in this fight; everyone is trying to figure it out. Everyone feels out of control but helping kids, teachers, and staff know how to respond to stress and anxiety provides coping, and healing strategies.

There is an infusion of federal COVID relief money and state funding this year so take advantage and provide help for students who are struggling emotionally and academically.


Studies have shown that social and emotional learning programs can improve academic performance and help students cope with stress, anxiety, regulate emotions, regulate behavior, have better relationships, do better academically, have improved social skills, and an overall sense of well-being.

Based on CASEL's 5 core competencies, the Pawsitively Social Emotional Learning Curriculum is all-inclusive, user-friendly, embedded with ELA Standards, and uses dogs vicariously to promote fun and engaging lessons.

Want to try a lesson – just let us know and we'll send you one.

Take advantage of our 2021 special. Purchase the Curriculum and get 9 FREE PD’s for staff to better address and practice their own SEL.

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