Teacher’s Check-In Chart For Students To Share Their Feelings Goes Viral

More and more people are using whatever platform they have to speak out about mental health awareness, whether they are celebrities or people with a large social media following – this kind of visibility is important to people who have felt alone. English special education teacher Erin Castillo decided to use her classroom as her platform to educate and support her students about their mental health with a creative daily exercise.

After several students attempted suicide in the past five years of her teaching, the San Francisco Bay Area educator found an innovative way to check on her pupils – with a check-in chart.


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