New Web Resources
Resources recently brought to our attention:
The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse is excited to announce the launch of SchoolSafety.gov, a website that provides the academic community with a one-stop shop for school safety best practices and resources to create a safe and supportive learning environment where students can thrive and grow. SchoolSafety.gov aims to help schools prevent, protect, mitigate, respond to, and recover from emergency situations.
- The School Safety Readiness Tool, an assessment which assists users in evaluating their respective school’s overall safety posture across 10 foundational elements of school safety and generates a tailored Action Plan with task prioritization, options for consideration, aligned resources, and grant opportunities specific to individual needs;
- A Secure Information Sharing Platform for designated school personnel to share school safety ideas, practices, and tactics in a protected environment; and
- A wide array of resources and Best Practices on key school safety topics to assist with building awareness within the school community to promote vigilance and build capacity to respond to incidents.
SchoolSafety.gov was developed to fulfill key recommendations from the Federal Commission on School Safety.
Google: Be internet Awesome | https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/en_us
Educates students and children to make most of the internet while staying safe. They share a variety of free resources for parents as well as critical information in regards to digital citizenship. It is also an interactive tool that helps students complete activities to practice being safe on the internet. Great resource for families, educators, and students.
inspired: partnership with Yale University and Facebook | https://inspired.fb.com/
Has free resources, designed by teens, educators, and SEL experts. It inspires students to work together to create more positive school climates and foster greater well-being in schools and communities.
ReThink: Shark Tank | http://www.rethinkwords.com/whatisrethink
Free resources featured on Shark Tank, It is an application that students can put on their phone/tablets and helps them think twice before engaging in bullying behavior. From psychological point of view, it helps with impulse control, allowing students to engage in de-escalation activities before engaging in cyberbullying. It is a free resources for students and schools.
SEL resource finder: Shelley Hymel | http://www.selresources.com/sel-resources/
A free database that helps educators find resources to improve school climate through social emotional learning. It is based on a data-driven process: Learning, Application, and Assessment.