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There’s an App For That! School Counseling and SEL Go Online

[Source: Edutopia]

From virtual counseling to wellness apps, school districts are increasingly turning to “telehealth” to meet students’ mental health needs during the pandemic.

It’s a Thursday afternoon and I’m meeting on Zoom with Yafae and Elijah, two Chicago high school sophomores, and their teacher Melissa Hughes—all of us at home due to coronavirus mandates.

While teachers and parents around the country fret about the transition to home-based learning during the pandemic, the boys say that’s not what they’re worried about. They’re thinking about the other impacts of being home—namely the loss of connections, experiences, and memories made at school.

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