Beyond cards and candy: Using Valentine's Day in the classroom

02/10/2014 | Edutopia.org

There are many teachable moments surrounding Valentine's Day, writes Matt Davis, a freelance contributor at Edutopia. In this blog post, Davis writes that teachers can use the romance-themed holiday for lessons in social and emotional learning. He provides resources, including materials for teaching empathy, a curriculum focused on digital literacy and citizenship, and tips for teaching students to view things from a different perspective.

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