QuaverEd Blog

Thoughts on the intersection of music, technology, and creativity.

How can we show up for our students if we don’t show up for ourselves? One of the ways we can do this is through self-care. We’re excited to feature some self- care and mindfulness tips from QuaverSEL Curriculum Specialist and former second-grade teacher Megan Gardner. Today, Megan details some simple ways to practice self-care […]

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June is Black Music Month! We’re using this month to highlight amazing Black artists.  These songwriters, animators, producers and more have contributed to popular Quaver songs. We hope their stories will inspire you and your students!  Today, we’re excited to sit down with Emoni Wilkins. Talents: Artist, performer Fun Fact: Appeared on the television reality […]

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Each week, we highlight one of the core CASEL competencies and a sub-competency. Today, we’re diving into one of CASEL’s core competencies, responsible decision-making. The following activities focus on the importance of reflection. Let’s dive in!  Why is reflection important? Reflecting helps prepare us for the future and to create goals. This past year has been anything […]

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Happy family having fun time at home. Grandfather playing with kid

COVID-19 has completely changed the way we approach daily life. For parents, this means shifting schedules and adapting like never before. Today, QuaverEd Instructional Technology Coach Natasha Olivier shares some SEL tips for parents. How can a schedule and a whiteboard relieve some of this new stress? *** The New Normal What has now been […]

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Right now, you may be experiencing a flood of changing emotions. One of the ways we can care for ourselves is just to be still and breathe. We’re excited to feature some self-care tips from QuaverSEL Content Manager and former school counselor Lindsey Jackson. Today, Lindsey details a simple way to show self-compassion daily through […]

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Each week, we highlight one of the core CASEL competencies and a sub-competency. Today, we’re diving into one of CASEL’s core competencies, relationship skills, and a lesson that focuses on the importance of difficult conversations. Let’s dive in!  Communication is a vital part of any relationship and this includes the importance of having difficult conversations. When we are […]

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