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1 04, 2021

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an SEL Assessment

By |2021-04-01T03:30:08+00:00April 1st, 2021|Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Data, SEL Integration|Comments Off on 4 Things to Consider When Choosing an SEL Assessment

There’s no doubt that social and emotional learning (SEL) programs can be enhanced by data. A quality, research-based SEL assessment can help you achieve the best implementation results, streamline instruction, tailor supports to reach predefined learning goals, and effectively measure outcomes.But with so many tools available, it can be difficult to know where to begin [...]

26 03, 2021

[Press Release] CSDE Announces New Partnership to Launch Statewide K-12 Social-Emotional Learning Assessment System

By |2021-03-27T01:35:50+00:00March 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on [Press Release] CSDE Announces New Partnership to Launch Statewide K-12 Social-Emotional Learning Assessment System

CSDE ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP TO LAUNCH STATEWIDE K-12 SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING ASSESSMENT SYSTEM Universal Screener Provides Data to Strengthen Social -Emotional Skills, Informs Instruction for Students Who Need Additional SupportIn honor of national Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Day today, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) announced it is entering into a partnership with Aperture Education to [...]

19 03, 2021

16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities

By |2021-03-26T01:43:43+00:00March 19th, 2021|SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities

16 Social and Emotional Learning ActivitiesFrom reading, writing, and arithmetic, social and emotional learning (SEL) can be woven into nearly any subject.Many teachers believe in the importance of teaching students social and emotional skills, but not all are aware that SEL concepts can easily be taught right alongside core academic instruction in classrooms or afterschool [...]

4 03, 2021

Use SEL Assessment Data to Guide Budgeting, Instructional Planning, and PD Planning

By |2021-03-24T12:01:58+00:00March 4th, 2021|Adult SEL, DESSA, Funding, Professional Development, Program Implementation, SEL|Comments Off on Use SEL Assessment Data to Guide Budgeting, Instructional Planning, and PD Planning

There are many ways schools and districts across the country are using social and emotional learning (SEL) data to improve student achievement. But did you know that SEL can also be used to guide budgeting, instructional planning, and professional learning planning?Learn how to get the most from your SEL data by using it to inform [...]

25 02, 2021

6 Ways to Boost Student Engagement with SEL

By |2021-02-25T16:49:42+00:00February 25th, 2021|Distance Learning, Professional Development, SEL, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Boost Student Engagement with SEL

Spring is just around the corner. Educators know that this means students may become distracted, less cooperative, and less engaged in their learning. And this year, normal “spring fever” challenges are compounded by the difficulties of the pandemic and long months of remote or hybrid learning.Your students likely need a boost in their engagement so [...]

11 02, 2021

SEL Tips for Principals: Boost Staff Morale with Effective Professional Learning

By |2021-03-03T17:07:35+00:00February 11th, 2021|Adult SEL, Professional Development, SEL|Comments Off on SEL Tips for Principals: Boost Staff Morale with Effective Professional Learning

It’s time to breathe new life into your SEL professional development.One of the best ways to support teachers and boost their morale is through effective, engaging professional learning opportunities. The best professional development goes beyond teaching fundamental skills. Truly effective SEL training increases SEL buy-in, engages and inspires your staff, and prepares educators for a [...]

4 02, 2021

SEL and Preventative Mental Health: Fast Facts and Ideas for Maximizing Supports

By |2021-02-05T02:19:35+00:00February 4th, 2021|SEL, SEL Integration|Comments Off on SEL and Preventative Mental Health: Fast Facts and Ideas for Maximizing Supports

It’s Student Mental Health Week, and now, more than ever, we need to improve mental health services for students. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can provide a strong framework to support the resilience and well-being of all students and enhance their health and academic, social, and emotional success.Below are answers to common questions around how [...]

25 01, 2021

Free SEL Tool for Educators: Improve Your Optimistic Thinking

By |2021-02-08T03:27:47+00:00January 25th, 2021|Adult SEL, SEL|Comments Off on Free SEL Tool for Educators: Improve Your Optimistic Thinking

Optimistic thinking impacts many areas of our lives, including work performance, productivity, motivation, sense of purpose, stress levels, and more. Now, more than ever, educators need to tap into their optimistic thinking and goal-setting skills to increase their resiliency, well-being, and positive outlooks.Check out our free Optimistic Thinking Guide to get research-based, practical resources to [...]