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School Day’s most interesting topics, trends, and releases.

Professional Development Ideas and Strategies for Teachers Who Really Care About the Well-being of Their Students
14.06.2022
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Professional Development Ideas and Strategies for Teachers Who Really Care About the Well-being of Their Students

Almost as much as teaching, the job of an educator is learning. Staying curious about the world doesn't stop at growing older – instead, the ability to acquire new knowledge and skills increases the m ...
How to Improve Student Well-being on a Busy Schedule - Optimize Your School Day Experience
30.05.2022
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How to Improve Student Well-being on a Busy Schedule - Optimize Your School Day Experience

The teachers' time is sacred – there is not a minute to waste. We constantly hear from teachers who are doing everything for their students but struggle with finding the time to teach and enhance thei ...
How to Build School Culture That Positively Affects Teaching, Learning, and Academic Success
23.05.2022
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How to Build School Culture That Positively Affects Teaching, Learning, and Academic Success

No one, child or adult, performs well when their energy is focused on noise in the classroom, unclear instructions, or poorly functioning relationships with peers and colleagues. Research shows that s ...
School Day Selected As One of the Startups in SETDA 2022 Cohort of Emerging Partners
18.05.2022
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School Day Selected As One of the Startups in SETDA 2022 Cohort of Emerging Partners

May 17, 2022 (Washington, DC) —The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) announced the members of its ninth annual cohort of Emerging Private Sector Partners. These startups were ...
May is the National Mental Health Month in the United States
17.05.2022
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May is the National Mental Health Month in the United States

May is the national mental health month in the United States ❤️  It's important to recognize when you need help with your mental health ✋   An occasional bad day is to be expected, ...
Play, Curiosity, Well-being – The Secrets Behind Finland’s Education System's Success
04.05.2022
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Play, Curiosity, Well-being – The Secrets Behind Finland’s Education System's Success

When it comes to education, Finland has gathered a somewhat legendary reputation. There is undoubtedly a thing or two to borrow from the Finnish experience and Nordic system, succeeding both in academ ...
Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning with School Day Course Is Now Live on Microsoft Learn!
19.04.2022
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Enhancing Social and Emotional Learning with School Day Course Is Now Live on Microsoft Learn!

Ever wondered what social-emotional learning actually means? Not really sure how to implement it in your everyday classes? To better understand the concepts of wellbeing and bring them into your teach ...
Words from SEL Heroes | Best Practices to Implement Social-emotional Learning In The Classroom.
15.03.2022
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Words from SEL Heroes | Best Practices to Implement Social-emotional Learning In The Classroom.

Last Friday, on World SEL Day, we asked our community to share their best practices to implement social-emotional learning. Looking at the answers, we are truly inspired by the professionality, resour ...
You Can Now Manage Both Teacher and Student Well-being With School Day!
01.03.2022
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You Can Now Manage Both Teacher and Student Well-being With School Day!

Over a couple of years, our team at School Day has collected over 6 million student answers through our platform. The platform has been a haven for students to express their feelings in an anonymous, ...
Managing Student Well-being Needs to Start With a Deep Dive Into the Well-being of Our Educators
28.02.2022
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Managing Student Well-being Needs to Start With a Deep Dive Into the Well-being of Our Educators

In our previous blog, we touched upon leading by example. However, much of the work teachers do affect or framed by their schools. So, in today's blog, we will explore how to best support and enable t ...
Best Practices for Teacher Well-being | Feel Good, Teach Better
22.02.2022
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Best Practices for Teacher Well-being | Feel Good, Teach Better

However comprehensive and thorough the curriculum, there is always a teacher in the center. The dullest-seeming lesson or topic can turn into something inspiring and insightful with a resourceful and ...
How Can Educators Support Students Who Are Struggling with Learning Loss
14.01.2022
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How Can Educators Support Students Who Are Struggling with Learning Loss

What is Learning Loss? Learning loss is nothing new under the sun. The reasons behind it are manifold and derive from historical social and economic inequality. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the ...
Real-time data on student well-being to support students – School Day app piloted in Helsinki upper secondary schools  
07.12.2021
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Real-time data on student well-being to support students – School Day app piloted in Helsinki upper secondary schools  

Four Helsinki upper secondary schools will adopt the School Day app, developed to measure student well-being. The pilot schools are Kallio Upper Secondary School of Performing Arts, Helsingin kuvataid ...
School Day Launches Assignments Integration with Microsoft Teams
30.11.2021
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School Day Launches Assignments Integration with Microsoft Teams

Helsinki, Finland—November 30, 2021—School Day, a leading K-12 education social-emotional learning (SEL) and wellbeing company, today announced the availability of a new capability in Microsoft Teams. ...
How to Measure Student Success Through Social-Emotional Skills
02.11.2021
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How to Measure Student Success Through Social-Emotional Skills

The pressure put on today's children and teenagers is overwhelming. They should be top of the class academically and athletically, engage as active community members, take responsibility at home, scho ...
It’s World Bullying Prevention Month - Here's How You Can Take Action Against Bullying!
22.10.2021
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It’s World Bullying Prevention Month - Here's How You Can Take Action Against Bullying!

Bullying doesn't really need an introduction. Unfortunately, we all know it, have either witnessed or experienced it. Bullying surfaces in different forms and on different platforms, but it alway ...
Happy National Principals Month! Here's How You Can Show Your Gratitude to Your Principal
12.10.2021
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Happy National Principals Month! Here's How You Can Show Your Gratitude to Your Principal

Schools are pretty magical places. A melting pot of great minds and inspiration, they bring together knowledge, experience, and innovativeness from students and staff alike. Supporting& ...
The Path to Recovery Starts from Wellbeing
04.10.2021
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The Path to Recovery Starts from Wellbeing

Although the pandemic is still very much happening, and there are millions of people living under severe restrictions, something has changed. We now look forward to a brighter future, gradually leavin ...
School Day Makes Their Platform FREE for Teachers
14.09.2021
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School Day Makes Their Platform FREE for Teachers

We made our Teacher Subscription FREE and here's why Looking at the data collected with School Day we can see a clear drop globally - between just prior to the pandemic and the end of the 2021 school ...
Happy National Substitute Appreciation Week Educators!
07.09.2021
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Happy National Substitute Appreciation Week Educators!

There are around 270 000 substitute teachers in the US. The art of being a substitute teacher is a delicate one. Jumping into new classroom situations, building trust and confidence from scratch. Taki ...
Visma Acquires the School Day Dashboard Service for the Visualization of Student Administration Data and Strengthening Knowledge Management
03.09.2021
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Visma Acquires the School Day Dashboard Service for the Visualization of Student Administration Data and Strengthening Knowledge Management

Visma Enterprise Oy strengthens the cloud-based competence of student administration by acquiring the Dashboard service developed by School Day Helsinki Oy. The service visualizes the reports of educa ...
Happy Women’s Equality Day Educators! This Is How You Can Improve Equality in Your Classroom
26.08.2021
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Happy Women’s Equality Day Educators! This Is How You Can Improve Equality in Your Classroom

Today, we celebrate the 19th Amendment to the Constitution that granted women the right to vote exactly 101 years ago on August 26th, 1920. Before that, suffragettes had fought for political equa ...
Finnish Experience Flagship School Launches in Malaysia
23.08.2021
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Finnish Experience Flagship School Launches in Malaysia

UCSI International School (UIS) Kuala Lumpur has signed an MoA with Finnish Education Solutions (FEDS) to be inducted as the first Finnish Experience Flagship School in Malaysia. Read the full press r ...
New SEL Resources and Strategies to Kick-start the School Year!
20.08.2021
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New SEL Resources and Strategies to Kick-start the School Year!

Ready, Set, Back to School! The new school year is gradually starting, and we are excited to be sharing it with you! That being said, we know you have a busy year ahead, going from remote learning bac ...
Happy Pride Month from School Day!
22.06.2021
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Happy Pride Month from School Day!

In June, we stop to thank and support the LHBTIQ+ community and individuals who for decades have strived for justice and continue to do so. Everyone has the right to proudly be themselves, f ...
We Are Hyped About Our Upcoming Fall Release - Here's What They Are!
02.06.2021
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We Are Hyped About Our Upcoming Fall Release - Here's What They Are!

Did you hear what you can do with our service this Fall? Here's a sneak peek into what new features we are developing for the coming school year! Create your own questions This Fall we are l ...
School Day Named to The GSV Cup Elite 200 - Will Compete for $1 Million in Prizes in World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups 
12.05.2021
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School Day Named to The GSV Cup Elite 200 - Will Compete for $1 Million in Prizes in World’s Largest Pitch Competition for EdTech Startups 

Helsinki, Finland (May 12, 2021) -- School Day has been selected as a semifinalist among 200 leading pre-seed and seed education technology startups competing to win the GSV Cup, with a prize purse va ...
Vantaa schools will adopt School Day in the spring of 2021
18.03.2021
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Vantaa schools will adopt School Day in the spring of 2021

School Day and the City of Vantaa are piloting School Day with third and seventh graders in Aurinkokivi, Kytöpuisto, and Koivukylä schools, as well as in Jokiniemi school's instruction for the disable ...
The Year of the Teacher
24.02.2021
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The Year of the Teacher

With one of the undoubtedly toughest years within education behind us, schools are in dire need of Social-Emotional Learning solutions that can help them rebuild the wellbeing of their students and cr ...
School Day Launching New US Districts and Schools Together with Eduscape
18.12.2020
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School Day Launching New US Districts and Schools Together with Eduscape

School Day is expanding its presence in the US together with Eduscape, its North American distribution partner. School Day's award-winning service will be adopted by several K-12 districts and schools ...
Remote Learning and the Importance of Students´ Wellbeing
17.11.2020
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Remote Learning and the Importance of Students´ Wellbeing

The world of education is changing fast and this is especially true this year with the rise of hybrid learning. We've seen educators and administrators across the world adapting quickly to build new m ...
Celebrating Inspiring Education Innovations Around the World
12.11.2020
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Celebrating Inspiring Education Innovations Around the World

I am a product of the Finnish education system and recognize how fortunate I have been to grow up and learn in a globally known system based on freedom, trust, and wellbeing. As the CEO of School Day, ...
Principal View Now Available!
22.10.2020
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Principal View Now Available!

 As I mentioned in the blog post regarding our September release, we have been working also with a new feature called "Principal View". Now our quality control persons are also happy, so here it ...
The Value of Student Voice for School Leaders and Teachers | Webinar
16.10.2020
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The Value of Student Voice for School Leaders and Teachers | Webinar

We are super excited to join our partner Eduscape in this upcoming webinar on The Value of Student Voice in Social-Emotional Learning. When: Monday, October 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDTLink to reg ...
How does school culture influence teaching and learning?
13.10.2020
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How does school culture influence teaching and learning?

To be a truly amazing school leader, we need to focus on helping students achieve real growth and success. When students know school is a place that is safe and supportive, they do better. They meet c ...
News from the Engine Room - September Release is Out!
25.09.2020
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News from the Engine Room - September Release is Out!

 Greetings from our developers! We have been pushing to get our newest features out, and now they are live! Here you can have a quick glimpse of what to expect. Analytics Directly from Phenomenon ...
School Day and Oxford Education LIT Launch First Schools Together
11.09.2020
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School Day and Oxford Education LIT Launch First Schools Together

School Day and Oxford Education LIT have signed a reseller partnership to support student wellbeing and social-emotional learning for English-speaking schools worldwide. Oxford Education LIT will be r ...
Introducing School Day Avatars!
10.09.2020
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Introducing School Day Avatars!

School Day Avatars are here!  Students can now choose between 16 different avatars to use as their profile picture while in our service! Below are our 16 new avatars made for your stude ...
Latest from School Day Research!
01.09.2020
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Latest from School Day Research!

I'm sure that we can all agree that we have had an unexpected spring and summer behind us. The back-to-work orientation period is starting to be over. We're now again in full gear on th ...
Our August Release is Out!
20.08.2020
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Our August Release is Out!

Summertime is nearing its end here in Finland, and for the last couple of months, we have been working with some great new features! Some have been rolled out already during the summer. Some are just ...
School Day Made it to the Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50 List!
19.08.2020
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School Day Made it to the Nordic-Baltic EdTech 50 List!

AMAZING NEWS! We're thrilled to announce that we made it to HolonIQ's list of 50 most innovative EdTech companies in the Nordic-Baltic region.  HolonIQ and select Nordic-Baltic market expert ...
School Day Well-being Now Available on Microsoft AppSource
05.08.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day Well-being Now Available on Microsoft AppSource

Helsinki, Finland — July 29, 2020 — School Day Helsinki Oy, a leading school- wellbeing and SEL analytics company, today announced the availability of School Day Wellbeing on Microsoft AppSource, an o ...
School Day and WholeSchools form Latin America Partnership
11.06.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day and WholeSchools form Latin America Partnership

School Day and WholeSchools have signed a strategic partnership to strengthen student wellbeing and social-emotional learning in Latin America. WholeSchools will be representing School Day, an interna ...
What the Data Says about the Wellbeing of the Student after 50 Days
18.05.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

What the Data Says about the Wellbeing of the Student after 50 Days

Globally, we have found ourselves in a situation where both working people and learners in educational institutions have had to close their own homes and take care of their work and well-being almost ...
School Day raises €1.1m in a seed round led by Sparkmind.vc to accelerate international expansion.
13.05.2020
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School Day raises €1.1m in a seed round led by Sparkmind.vc to accelerate international expansion.

Student wellbeing solution provider, School Day, has secured €1.1m seed funding in a round led by Sparkmind.vc. Existing and new investors including Lifeline Ventures and angel investor John Martin, f ...
School Day In Microsoft Teams!
14.03.2020
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School Day In Microsoft Teams!

Our team is proud and excited to announce our integration with Microsoft Teams, the leading online collaboration platform. Students can now take our wellbeing q ...
School Day Web App Is Here!
14.02.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day Web App Is Here!

​In my previous post I wrote about our latest service updates and about our plans to distribute School Day Wellbeing Service to multiple platforms. Now we are ready to launch School Day Web App. ...
School Day and Eduscape Partner
28.01.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day and Eduscape Partner

School Day boosts its presence in the US by partnering with Eduscape. We have now signed a strategic business development and reseller partnership to jointly build awareness and offer solutions for so ...
School Day Wellbeing - Product Update!
08.01.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day Wellbeing - Product Update!

We start 2020 with a product update! School Day Wellbeing has gone through a massive makeover on the surface, but also under the hood. Our app for students has new features, the Insights page for ...
School Day Is the First Finnish Company at SXSW Edu!
08.01.2020
School Day Blog Bulletin

School Day Is the First Finnish Company at SXSW Edu!

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Education Conference & Festival is an annual event that celebrates groundbreaking work in education. It fosters innovation in learning through competitions, which ser ...