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10 08, 2017

Social-Emotional Learning Expert Paul LeBuffe Leads Webinar on the Appropriate Use of the DESSA

By |2020-09-16T20:09:45+00:00August 10th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Social-Emotional Learning Expert Paul LeBuffe Leads Webinar on the Appropriate Use of the DESSA

Webinar hosted by Aperture Education Aug. 29, 2017 offers insight into what the DESSA is – and what it is not  Charlotte N.C. (Aug. 10, 2017) — Social-emotional learning (SEL) assessments can provide valuable information to help school districts improve their SEL programs and address the social-emotional strengths and needs of individual students. However, in [...]

13 07, 2017

 Managing Stress for a More Successful School Year: 10 De-Stressing Tips

By |2020-03-19T14:40:48+00:00July 13th, 2017|Adult SEL|Comments Off on  Managing Stress for a More Successful School Year: 10 De-Stressing Tips

Working in education is extremely rewarding, but there are always those school days that feel extremely difficult and stressful. Some stress is perfectly normal, but if it gets out of control, stress can lead to some pretty harmful health concerns including hypertension, headaches, and even anxiety and depression. This school year, be proactive about keeping [...]

1 06, 2017

Aperture Education Partners with SkillForce on a New Character-Building Program in the United Kingdom

By |2020-09-30T19:07:17+00:00June 1st, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Aperture Education Partners with SkillForce on a New Character-Building Program in the United Kingdom

Charlotte N.C. (June 1, 2017) — Aperture Education, a social enterprise focused on social-emotional learning skills, has partnered with the education charity SkillForce to provide data for a new program to build social-emotional skills in students throughout the United Kingdom. The SkillForce Prince William Award is a character-building program in the UK for children ages [...]

30 03, 2017

Is This Working? The Importance of Social and Emotional Progress Monitoring

By |2020-09-30T19:23:24+00:00March 30th, 2017|DESSA, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Is This Working? The Importance of Social and Emotional Progress Monitoring

So, you’ve selected a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program and are ready to get the implementation process started. But have you considered how to measure student response to the program? If an intervention isn’t effective, it’s important to understand why, and the sooner the better. Learn how progress monitoring with the DESSA allows you to [...]

14 03, 2017

Burlington Public Schools Showcases its Social-Emotional Learning Initiative during March 29, 2017 Webinar

By |2020-09-30T19:26:50+00:00March 14th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Burlington Public Schools Showcases its Social-Emotional Learning Initiative during March 29, 2017 Webinar

Webinar hosted by Aperture Education explores Burlington’s success with implemented behavioral supports for students Charlotte N.C. (March 14, 2017) — Quality social and emotional learning (SEL) programs are a key part of teaching the whole child. Aperture Education will showcase one district’s SEL implementation during a free webinar at 2 p.m. EDT on March 29th, [...]

7 03, 2017

Caring Counts: Ways to Build Stronger, More Supportive Relationships with Students

By |2020-02-19T15:13:51+00:00March 7th, 2017|SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on Caring Counts: Ways to Build Stronger, More Supportive Relationships with Students

Unfortunately, many students feel their teachers do not care about them. Research shows that healthy relationships between teachers and students are critical to creating effective learning environments. When students feel they can trust their teachers and are supported by them, students are much more likely to engage, succeed, and demonstrate positive behavior in school. [...]

2 03, 2017

Social & Emotional Learning: A Preferred “Other Indicator” for ESSA

By |2019-01-29T20:42:40+00:00March 2nd, 2017|ESSA, Legislative|Comments Off on Social & Emotional Learning: A Preferred “Other Indicator” for ESSA

Schools across the country are ramping up for The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), a new federal mandate that goes into effect this fall. ESSA will replace No Child Left Behind, a federal law passed in 2002 to help bridge the academic achievement gap in our nation’s public school system. In addition to measuring academic [...]

21 02, 2017

Social & Emotional Learning: The Basics

By |2019-01-29T20:42:58+00:00February 21st, 2017|Research, SEL|Comments Off on Social & Emotional Learning: The Basics

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) has been a hot topic among researchers for some time, but it’s still a relatively new and somewhat mysterious concept for many educators in the field. There is a wealth of information out there about this important subject, but it can be difficult to know where to begin and how [...]