Alia Jackson

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24 Mar: Adult Wellbeing is the Foundation of Social Emotional Learning

Adult Wellbeing is the Foundation of SEL In honor of #SEL Day, (selday.org) we wanted to acknowledge the critical importance of adult wellbeing. Social & Emotional Learning (SEL) is a well-researched and effective intervention to help kids learn critical skills. Yet, these skills are not simply learned as a set of facts. In order for kids to effectively learn new social and emotional skills the adults that teach them need to know them first, and then model them to students! Adults need to truly understand SEL and show those skills to the children in their lives. If you need a bit of understanding on the why, here are four reasons to begin SEL instruction with adults: Only Regulated People Learn: Learning…

13 Aug: Questions and Answers from our Weathering the Storm: A Trauma-Informed Approach to the Return to School webinar

We had a fantastic webinar with Dr. Will Henson and Education Week on August 6th, and were thrilled with how many people care about this important topic. Many participants shared with us that through this webinar they learned some key strategies for incorporating trauma-informed practices into their efforts this fall. For those of you who did not catch it or want to pass it on to others you can still access it here.  We had so many questions this time, we have grouped them by similar topic, and Dr. Henson did his best to answer them.  Please email us at info@321insight.com if you have additional questions or would like to learn more about our licensed online PD series for school…

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24 Jun: 321 Insight Stands in Solidarity Against Racism

Since well before the founding of our nation, and continuing to the present, minorities have faced injustices and trauma that have been ignored, tolerated, and, at times, even encouraged by a majority in our country. We at 321 Insight join with the Black community in seeking an America that actually embraces its founding principles of fairness and equality, and rejects centuries of oppression and sanctified inequality experienced by BIPOC communities. Together we seek to end racism in all of its despicable forms. The trauma-informed approach in which we train school district leaders and staff, certified and classified, currently provides guidance on how to create safe and nurturing environments for all students. However, we know that we need to add more content and…