Blog March 1, 2024

Navigating the ‘Mewing’ and ‘Stay-At-Home Girlfriend’ trends popular with students

The Social Institute

Today, two popular trends students are picking up on are ‘mewing’ and ‘stay-at-home girlfriends.’ Understanding current trends helps educators to support students in navigating online pressures. It empowers educators to engage students in meaningful conversations about trends that help students decide which trends to follow. Let’s learn more about these two popular trends, ‘mewing'” and the “SAHGF,” and what they can teach us.

Blog March 1, 2024

Body Positivity with Dove: Empowering students to handle the pressure at the intersection of sports and body image

The Social Institute

Dove’s recent Super Bowl commercial is an example of this, shedding light on body image in sports and its potential impact on students. Because self-esteem can impact academic performance, educators play an important role in helping students understand how media and brands can influence how they see themselves. Read on to discover how to empower students to handle the pressure regarding their self-esteem. 

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Huddle Up With Craig Knippenberg: Understanding the role of social media on brain development in students’ lives

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In this Huddle Up episode, we huddle with Craig Knippenberg, Denver-based mental health therapist, Founder & Host of the Legit Parenting Podcast, and author of Shame-Free Parenting and Wired and Connected: Brain-Based Solution To Ensure Your Child’s Social and Emotional Success. Together, we explore practical strategies for empowering students to foster a healthy relationship with technology and understand the role social media plays in our students’ brain development and their lives.