Mental Health Requirements in Mississippi’s School Safety Act

Mental Health Requirements in Mississippi’s School Safety Act

In the past twenty years, American schools experienced a rapid increase in mass shootings. Schools saw the need to train staff and students to prepare for an active shooter situation. In Mississippi, the Mississippi House Education Committee outlined the requirements...
5 Apps that Facilitate Social-Emotional Learning

5 Apps that Facilitate Social-Emotional Learning

According to EdTech, social-emotional learning (SEL) is “the process in which students develop the necessary soft skills to collaborate effectively with their peers.” Social-emotional learning also helps students learn how to process and deal with their own...
Student Safety, District Liability, and Distance Learning

Student Safety, District Liability, and Distance Learning

On July 21rst, Mickes O’Toole Attorneys at Law and SlateXP, the makers of LearnSafe, presented an online seminar focusing on student safety, district liability, and distance learning. Thomas A. Mickes, a leading education law attorney, gave a presentation titled...
Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

Distance Learning, Student Safety, and the CARES Act

In early 2020, the coronavirus pandemic completely altered the educational landscape in the United States. Suddenly, schools were forced to transition from in-person to online instruction: a change necessary to preserve the physical safety of faculty, students, and...
Using Technology to Foster Social-Emotional Learning

Using Technology to Foster Social-Emotional Learning

Educational technology has opened up a new world of learning possibilities. Virtual reality and infographics help visual and kinetic learners in a way not possible with lectures alone. During the coronavirus pandemic, technology helped schools keep students safe while...