Jun 30, 2021 · 1 min read
Putting Connection and Belonging First
All students deserve to have differentiated learning experiences that equally support their well-being and academic achievement. After more than a year of disrupted learning, it will be more important than ever for schools to center well-being and connection when students return to the classroom.
Dr. Priscilla Chan, co-founder and co-CEO of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) joined Linda Darling-Hammond, CEO of the Learning Policy Institute, at Aspen Ideas 2021 for a conversation about the importance of a trauma-informed approach for the 2021-22 school year. The path to stronger teacher-student connections starts with a check in, and new technologies like Along can make it easier for teachers to help each student feel seen and understood.
About the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative was founded in 2015 to help solve some of society’s toughest challenges — from eradicating disease and improving education, to addressing the needs of our local communities. Our mission is to build a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for everyone. For more information, please visit chanzuckerberg.com.