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10 12, 2020

7 Strategies to Help Students and Families (and You) Cope with Grief

By |2020-12-28T21:17:58+00:00December 10th, 2020|Industry Leadership, SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|Comments Off on 7 Strategies to Help Students and Families (and You) Cope with Grief

The pandemic has caused loss in everyone’s lives. We are all dealing with grief — whether it is the passing of a loved one, sadness from not being able to see family and friends, or the loss of a job or financial security.Finding ways to cope with grief is especially important right now. Educators are [...]

13 02, 2020

How to Secure Funding for Your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program

By |2020-02-11T17:54:49+00:00February 13th, 2020|Funding, Research|Comments Off on How to Secure Funding for Your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Program

How to Secure Funding for Your SEL Program A top challenge many schools face when implementing a social and emotional learning (SEL) program is finding adequate, long-term funding. Staff planning time and training, quality SEL curriculum and assessments, and implementation consultants are all important components of any successful SEL program, but they do require [...]

11 09, 2019

Aperture Education Announces Partnership with Dovetail Learning

By |2020-09-18T14:57:10+00:00September 11th, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Aperture Education Announces Partnership with Dovetail Learning

Aperture’s social-emotional learning assessments and Dovetail’s training and consulting services together support social-emotional learning in schools Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 22, 2019) — To help Dovetail Learning’s customers determine students’ SEL needs and target instruction, the company is recommending Aperture Education’s DESSA SEL assessment to its customers. The DESSA will also help Dovetail Learning’s customers measure [...]

31 05, 2019

Video Featuring Social-Emotional Learning Successes at a Humble, Texas School Wins a Telly Award

By |2019-09-27T13:58:07+00:00May 31st, 2019|Press Releases|Comments Off on Video Featuring Social-Emotional Learning Successes at a Humble, Texas School Wins a Telly Award

Video highlights the use of Aperture Education’s Growth Strategies and Foundational Practices to support and empower students  Charlotte N.C. (May 30, 2019) — Aperture Education has been selected as a Telly Award winner for its video highlighting the use of social-emotional learning strategies at North Belt Elementary School in the Humble Independent School District. The video [...]

4 04, 2019

Make the Most of Your Second Step Program with the DESSA-SSE

By |2019-04-02T20:10:44+00:00April 4th, 2019|DESSA, Program Implementation, SEL Data, SEL Integration|Comments Off on Make the Most of Your Second Step Program with the DESSA-SSE

When investing in any social and emotional learning (SEL) program, educators need to be sure they are implementing a program that will drive results. Quality data is an important part of this process. With data, educators can make informed program decisions, adjust instruction to meet the needs of students, and measure program outcomes.Did you know [...]

27 09, 2018

The Many Ways SEL Can Enhance Makerspace Learning

By |2019-01-28T19:31:57+00:00September 27th, 2018|SEL Integration|Comments Off on The Many Ways SEL Can Enhance Makerspace Learning

Bang! Crash! Whack! Thump! Students across the country are creating, innovating, and experimenting through makerspace learning. Makerspaces teach students important science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) skills in a hands-on, creative, and engaging way. While students are busy testing and tinkering, they are also learning important social and emotional skills. In fact, social and [...]

16 08, 2018

Aperture Education Launches Social Emotional Learning Assessment for High School Students

By |2020-09-19T18:08:36+00:00August 16th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Aperture Education Launches Social Emotional Learning Assessment for High School Students

The DESSA-High School Edition (DESSA-HSE) is designed specifically to support SEL for students in grades 9-12 Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 15, 2018) — Aperture Education, a leading provider of social-emotional learning assessments and interventions for students in grades K-8, is launching a high school version of its award-winning system. The DESSA-High School Edition (DESSA-HSE) provides a [...]

5 07, 2018

[Infographic] Academic Benefits of SEL

By |2020-09-19T18:12:57+00:00July 5th, 2018|Infographics, Research, SEL Integration|Comments Off on [Infographic] Academic Benefits of SEL

Districts and schools across the country recognize the importance of social and emotional learning (SEL). Today’s schools are comprised of a diverse student body from different cultures and ethnicities, and with different learning needs. SEL provides a framework to ensure safe and supportive learning environments for all students. There are academic benefits to SEL, too. [...]