12 Ways to Help Students Identify Their Emotions

While there tends to be a greater focus on emotional literacy in elementary school, by the time kids reach middle and high school, they’re “figuring out who they are and how they want to show up in the world,” Phyllis Fagell, a middle school counselor and author of the book Middle School Matters tells Edutopia. It is during these transitional, formative years that students—with still-maturing brains and the emotional swings that come with adolescence—need tools to understand and cope with their complex feelings.

September 22, 2023