The Latest From WINGS

The Future Looks Bright

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Awesome Opportunites and Victories – Bridget Laird Chief Executive Officer   In my 22 years with WINGS, this one was UNPRECEDENTED. The 20-21 academic year served up new challenges for our kids, families, schools, and the world around us. But, we made it! So as we say “so-long” to this past year, with open arms … Read More

The Real Feel of Virtual Learning

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

A Peek Inside Our Virtual 2021 WINGS  By Kellie Hunter Program Administrative Assistant Bethune Elementary – Atlanta, GA   Virtual programming is very different from in-person programming, but we made it work because we offered a variety of programs and made participation flexible. We were able to reach out in new ways that we wouldn’t … Read More

Edutopia Showcases WINGS in Latest Video Series

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

How Learning Happens Video Series Edutopia – the brainchild of award-winning filmmaker George Lucas – is a trusted source shining a spotlight on what works in education. Showing people how they can adopt or adapt best practices, Edutopia tells stories of innovation and continuous learning in the real world. In their video series How Learning Happens, Edutopia … Read More

Partnership Work is Popping

Thursday, September 10, 2020

New Partners, Wide Reach During Virtual Learning Last fall, WINGS partnered with Discovery Education – the global leader in standards-based digital content for classrooms worldwide – to help us create a social emotional learning program centered on our evidence-based afterschool curriculum. Generously sponsored by the Allstate Foundation, this program – Soar with Wings – provides FREE standards-aligned … Read More

Revamped SEL Workshops and Trainings for 2020 and Beyond

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Empowering Others with Social Emotional Learning Best Practices Built for 2020 and Beyond To meet the needs of today’s educators and students, we updated our workshops and trainings with you in mind. Can we help you build your own social emotional skillset, reconnect or reengage with students, or build a better foundation for the new, … Read More

WINGS Remix: Fall 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Virtual Programming for Schools & Families Like most, we spent the summer reimagining and plotting what the school year would look like and quickly recognized the urgent social emotional needs our schools, classrooms, students, and households are experiencing during this new normal. Through WINGS-Led Virtual Activities for teachers/classrooms and WINGS-Led Virtual Student & Parent Support for … Read More