19 09, 2019

6 Bulletin Board Ideas to Promote Social and Emotional Development

By |2019-09-18T18:01:17+00:00September 19th, 2019|SEL, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

This year, social and emotional learning (SEL)-themed bulletin boards seem to be everywhere! From teaching kindness to building confidence, these boards can do a lot to promote SEL. Here are six of our favorite bulletin boards that promote students’ social and emotional development. Save this list and try out different boards throughout the school [...]

12 09, 2019

10 Conferences in 2019-2020 to Up Your SEL Knowledge

By |2019-09-18T15:24:44+00:00September 12th, 2019|Professional Development, SEL|0 Comments

Conferences can be an invaluable way to enhance your professional practices. Engaging sessions can increase motivation and teach you new skills and practices to bring back to your district, school, or classroom. More and more conferences are focusing on social and emotional learning (SEL). This is great news, because this trend can help you [...]

11 09, 2019

Aperture Education Announces Partnership with Dovetail Learning

By |2019-09-12T16:43:57+00:00September 11th, 2019|Press Releases|0 Comments

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 [...]

5 09, 2019

SEL for Educators: Strengthen Your SEL Teaching Practices with EdSERT

By |2019-09-04T16:46:13+00:00September 5th, 2019|Adult SEL, Professional Development, SEL|0 Comments

Educators, like students, benefit from enhanced social and emotional skills. We expect educators to teach these important skills to students, but not all feel prepared to successfully deliver SEL programming. All educators can benefit from increasing their understanding of social and emotional learning (SEL) as well as their own social and emotional competence. Strong [...]

15 08, 2019

3 Ways SEL Can Improve School Safety

By |2019-08-13T15:29:58+00:00August 15th, 2019|Industry Leadership, Research, SEL, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Many forms of violence occur in schools every day — school shootings, bullying, gang violence, and fights are all too common. A number of factors contribute to these violent acts, including mental health issues, dysfunctional environments at home or in the community, bullying, or lack of strong social and emotional skills. Our children deserve [...]

1 08, 2019

Take Action! Use SEL Assessment Data to Tailor Interventions

By |2019-07-31T19:16:15+00:00August 1st, 2019|Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Data, SEL Integration|0 Comments

We all know the saying: What’s assessed gets addressed. Social and emotional learning (SEL) assessments are important because they provide insight into why a student is struggling — information that traditional measures alone, such as attendance and behavior incident reports, don’t provide. But data alone doesn’t automatically create improvement. Take action on your SEL [...]

24 07, 2019

8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

By |2019-08-09T14:55:15+00:00July 24th, 2019|Funding, Industry Leadership, Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Do you believe in social and emotional learning (SEL) but just don’t know how to get started? You’re not alone. Many administrators and educators are invested in SEL and want to launch an SEL program, but they don’t know how to take the first steps. If you’re feeling stuck, here are eight things you [...]

11 07, 2019

5-Minute Quiz: Is Your SEL Assessment Equitable?

By |2019-08-30T14:44:56+00:00July 11th, 2019|SEL, Student Equity|0 Comments

As we consider how to help all students achieve, we must ensure our teaching practices are equitable. A sweeping effort is being made to deliver high-quality education to all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, income, disability, or learning style. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can promote equity in schools. SEL professional development for [...]