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Ideas, news, and advice for K-12 educators and administrators to help create safe learning environments.

15 Apr 2024

Navigating Stress This Spring

Academic achievements are important, but so is the mental health of students and staff. With April being Stress Awareness Month, now is the time for d...

By     Marie Hynes
24 May 2023

5 Ways Educators Can Promote Mental Health Awareness in Schools

Mental health is one of the most important factors in determining a student’s academic success. Poor mental health can lead to decreased self-esteem, ...

By     Candy Tai
27 Apr 2023

Spring into Mental Health: Embracing Fresh Starts

As the flowers begin to bloom and the weather warms up, spring is a time of renewal and growth. It's a season that signals the end of winter and the s...

By     Dr. Lisa Strohman
12 Dec 2022

Powerful Reasons To Show Gratitude During the Holidays

The holidays are just around the corner, and during such holidays, people tend to overlook one very important aspect of the holidays.

By     Dr. Lisa Strohman
17 Aug 2022

Micro-steps to Vibrant Health

Teaching, like parenting, is humbling, exhausting, yet intensely rewarding. Blessed with profound purpose yet overburdened and chronically stressed. T...

12 Jul 2022

School is back in session!

Time never ceases to fly by, and the summer months are no exception. As vacations draw to a close, it is time to plan for what your staff and students...

By     Dr. Lisa Strohman
25 Feb 2022

How Are Educators Doing This Year?

Educators are struggling. Nearly two years after the pandemic first forced schools to shut down their doors, teaching and learning is still anything b...

By     Lisa Railton
15 Nov 2021

Building Capacity to Support Educator Mental Health

Students’ mental health is at the forefront of the education world. With CARES Act funding earmarked for mental health services and new resources reco...

08 Oct 2021

Gaggle Therapy: Supporting Students and Staff

The average student-to-school-counselor ratio is 464 to 1—almost double the American School Counselor Association’s recommendation of 250 students per...

By     Laura Guido
03 Jun 2021

Educator Stress Levels Are Rising

Here at Gaggle, our data has provided insight into the state of student mental health throughout the pandemic. We know that students have increasingly...

By     Lisa Railton

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