Managing Anxiety of Returning to In-Person Learning

by | Mar 19, 2021

With the return to in-person learning, anxiety shows up in different ways for staff, students and families. Mindful Practices has invited leaders who are skillfully navigating this transition to share ideas for managing the anxiety that comes with a return to in-person learning for adults and students. Session panelists:

Dr. Allison Slade

Director of Instructional Leadership – Roosevelt University, Chicago

Dr. Jo Easterling-Hood

Principal – McDowell Elementary, Chicago Public Schools

Anne-Marie Gagne

Behavior Interventionist – Berlin Public Schools, New Hampshire

Kathleen Bailey

ELA & Science Instructional Coach – Tarkington Elementary, Chicago Public Schools

Dr. Ana Fuhrer

Principal – Alexander Elementary, North Chicago

Questions include:

  • How do you see anxiety showing up in students and in staff as they return to physical in-person learning?
  • How does SEL implementation look different now then before the pandemic?
  • What is one thing that you would recommend for those having more students and staff return?

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