In this commentary paper, the authors argue for prioritizing teachers’ and students’ social and emotional well-being. They acknowledge the realities and tensions, discuss actions for all educational stakeholders to take to prioritize the well-being of all people working in schooling systems, and offer suggestions on ways to hold ourselves accountable to community healing and mathematical learning, as well as suggest resources for educators.

Topic Area
Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Teaching
DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)
Trauma Informed
Media Type
Resource Type
PD Center
SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Center