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Responding to Learning Loss (Without Shame!)

How should teachers consider responding to academic challenges? And can we do it without shaming children for what they haven’t learned yet? We sat down with Dr. Rhonda Vincent, director of educational program innovation here at Momentous Institute, to give us some insight. 

Sep 28, 2022
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​When Kids are Anxious about Vaccines

Flu season, Covid tests, and now… the Covid vaccine, children everywhere are encountering shots and swabs that might leave some kids anxious or fearful. How can we help kids by making shots and routine medical procedures as easy and painless as possible?

Nov 15, 2021

How to Include Families in School as Students Return to Classrooms

Last year was a breakthrough year on bridging the gap between school and home for many schools. As we head into a new year where most students will physically return to classrooms, we don’t want to lose this momentum! Here are a few tips for keeping families included in school as kids return to classrooms. 

Aug 18, 2021

How to Prepare for a Safe School Year

Safety is on everyone’s mind as we start this new school year. We want to ensure that every student, teacher, school personnel and family member stays healthy this year as most students return to school full time for the first full school year since the pandemic began. 

Aug 11, 2021

Understanding Grief

Many of us described our emotions in the last year as sadness, disappointment, fear, anger, pain, anxiety or numbness. But underneath all of these feelings is something we don’t often name. Grief. 

May 28, 2021

Understanding Mourning

Grief is what we feel when we lose something. Mourning is the work we do to come out on the other side of the pain. Mourning is a task. It requires work. And it does not happen on its own.

May 28, 2021

How to Answer Kids’ Questions about COVID

As children head back to school this fall, many are asking questions that teachers may feel unprepared to answer. While we can’t provide a script for how to respond to each question a student may ask, here's some guidance on appropriate ways to handle these tough conversations. 

Aug 20, 2020

How to Talk to Children About Coronavirus

There’s no question that the Coronavirus COVID-19 is taking over our thoughts and conversations. This has left many parents wondering what they should say – and not say – to their children. Here are a few things to keep in mind in deciding what to share. 

Mar 13, 2020


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