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15 10, 2020

5 SEL Webinars to Keep Current with Your Professional Learning

By |2020-10-15T17:00:37+00:00October 15th, 2020|Professional Development, SEL, Student Equity|0 Comments

The pandemic has limited many of the “typical” ways educators expand their teaching knowledge, collaborate with their peers, and grow professionally. But, the good news is that high-quality virtual professional learning can be an effective way to keep current on professional learning.We’ve put together a list our most popular webinars (live and on-demand) to help [...]

8 10, 2020

Riverside Insights adds the DESSA to its Portfolio of Assessments

By |2020-10-09T12:48:37+00:00October 8th, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

The research-based DESSA from Aperture Education provides actionable data to help schools confidently meet students’ individual social-emotional learning needsCharlotte N.C. (Oct. 8, 2020) — Riverside Insights and Aperture Education have partnered to add Aperture’s entirely strengths-based DESSA social-emotional learning assessment to Riverside Insights’ portfolio of trusted assessments for schools. The partnership between the two companies [...]

24 09, 2020

5 Ways to Promote Equity with SEL

By |2020-09-30T20:30:01+00:00September 24th, 2020|DESSA|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Promote Equity with SEL

Educational equity means that “every student has access to the resources and educational rigor they need at the right moment in their education regardless of race, ethnicity, language, disability, family background, or family income.”Creating an equitable classroom where all students can thrive is a complex process. While social and emotional learning (SEL) alone will not [...]

17 09, 2020

Is Your SEL Assessment Scientifically Peer-Reviewed? It Should Be.

By |2020-09-30T20:46:11+00:00September 17th, 2020|DESSA, Research, SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on Is Your SEL Assessment Scientifically Peer-Reviewed? It Should Be.

We all know the saying, “two heads are better than one.” But when it comes to research, many heads are better than just one or two.Peer review is an important part of the research process because it helps motivate researchers to conduct high-quality studies. It also improves research and promotes high research standards and originality. [...]

10 09, 2020

Supporting Our Most Vulnerable Students with SEL

By |2020-09-16T20:11:52+00:00September 10th, 2020|SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on Supporting Our Most Vulnerable Students with SEL

A growing population of students in the United States face increased risk due to a range of environmental factors and behaviors. These children are more likely to struggle academically, which can lead to dropping out of school and lifelong economic hardship.Every day, schools work to help these vulnerable students overcome adversity and achieve positive academic [...]

20 08, 2020

Don’t Wait to Build an Inclusive, Supportive Learning Environment

By |2020-08-22T17:59:06+00:00August 20th, 2020|SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on Don’t Wait to Build an Inclusive, Supportive Learning Environment

This school year will most likely not be “business as usual.” So much is in flux, and there are many unknowns. Will students learn in-person, remotely, or a through a hybrid of both? How will school practices change? What will our new routines look like? It is difficult to plan for the unknown. But as we [...]

13 08, 2020

It’s Here! Check Out Our 2020 Back-to-School Guide

By |2020-08-22T17:29:41+00:00August 13th, 2020|SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on It’s Here! Check Out Our 2020 Back-to-School Guide

What a year!We are so impressed by educators. When schools closed and shifted to remote instruction last spring, you adapted and nearly overnight moved entire classrooms online. You tapped into your own resilience and found creative ways to continue students’ academic instruction and nurture their social-emotional functioning.In fact, many educators found that social and emotional [...]

6 08, 2020

Build Resiliency During Uncertain Times with SEL

By |2020-08-07T02:41:39+00:00August 6th, 2020|Distance Learning, SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on Build Resiliency During Uncertain Times with SEL

Like every back-to-school season, educators are busy preparing lessons and routines for when students return  in the fall. But this year is different. Schools are grappling with many unknowns — new school policies, a potential return to virtual learning, homeschool options, and other pandemic-related challenges.Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help you navigate the uncertainty, [...]