Teacher experience overview. Image shows how the student Weekly Emotional Check-In leads to deeper relationships for teachers. Shows the student emoji check-in and the teacher response experience.

Sown To Grow for teachers

Sown To Grow supports teachers to deepen relationships through new understanding of students and easy opportunities to provide support.
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"When students reflect, it's a clue to me that there's a deeper conversation to be had. What I think the students have really enjoyed is the back and forth. They know to go look for my response and they know I'm going to say something personal back to them."
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Jennifer Poodry
Bradley Elementary
Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Key features

Students complete an easy and engaging emotional check-in each week in their classroom or advisory period.

Accessibility and grade-level-appropriate accommodations allow every student to share their voice.

An illustration of the Weekly Emotional Check-In and reflection space with five emojis ranging from awful to awesome expressions and free response space for students to share how they are feeling. This graphic shows that the student has expressed that they aren't feeling good and explaining that they're stressed from school work.

Teachers respond to students. We offer response suggestions to build teacher confidence in supporting students.

Professional development and community of practice support are available to make this routine feel simple, yet impactful.

An illustration of the teacher response to the student Weekly Emotional Check-In. Student expresses stress and negative feelings in their reflection. The teacher selects from response suggestions to help provide support to the student.

Teachers and administrators receive alerts if a student shares a reflection that indicates they may need immediate support.

This real-time feature allows educators to identify students who might be silently struggling, and build a team of adults in the school who can help.

An illustration of the Concerning Reflection Alerts System showing a list of student reflections that the system flagged as having concerning language or tone.

Our CASEL-aligned curriculum equips teachers with flexible tools to support key life skills.

Lessons are differentiated by grade (K-12), come with scaffolds for all learners, and can be taught in just 20 minutes with minimal prep.

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Weekly emotional check-in
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