Adult SEL

24 03, 2020

Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times

By |2020-06-22T19:16:17+00:00March 24th, 2020|Adult SEL, SEL, Student Equity|Comments Off on Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times

Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times School closures and other measures taken over the last few weeks are greatly impacting students, their parents and caregivers, and educators. It can feel overwhelming, but we are resilient. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help us navigate and overcome the stress, anxiety, and disruption to [...]

21 11, 2019

3 Reasons to Provide SEL for Educators Right Now

By |2019-12-13T17:45:49+00:00November 21st, 2019|Adult SEL, SEL|Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Provide SEL for Educators Right Now

Educators understand that students need social and emotional learning (SEL) to give them the skills to thrive in school and in life. But educators need SEL, too! When educators have strong social-emotional skills, they are: better prepared to teach SEL to students able to model social and emotional skills authentically in the moment better [...]

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|Comments Off on SEL for Educators: Strengthen Your SEL Teaching Practices with EdSERT

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 [...]

14 06, 2018

7 Videos to Help Educators Practice Mindfulness and De-Stress

By |2020-03-19T14:38:30+00:00June 14th, 2018|Adult SEL|Comments Off on 7 Videos to Help Educators Practice Mindfulness and De-Stress

We’ve all had that moment: A student is being particularly challenging or stress from the job is reaching a boiling point. For many, the natural reaction is to get angry and want to scream and shout. Education can be an extremely stressful and challenging field to work in. This, coupled with low pay, harsh scrutiny, [...]

21 12, 2017

4 Tips to Recharge This Winter Break

By |2019-01-29T20:21:19+00:00December 21st, 2017|Adult SEL|Comments Off on 4 Tips to Recharge This Winter Break

Homework for Educators: Recharge Over Winter Break to Avoid Burnout For educators, it’s almost second nature to make sacrifices for students. Every year, you make a physical and emotional investment to support your school and students and ensure they succeed. Yet, without a healthy work-life balance, many educators experience high levels of stress, which may [...]

23 11, 2017

Change is Hard: Moving Educators into New Paradigms

By |2019-01-29T20:28:04+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Adult SEL, SEL Integration|Comments Off on Change is Hard: Moving Educators into New Paradigms

   Many argue that lecture-style instruction to “passive students” is the way of the past. Today’s 21st century tech-savvy, digital native students require much more engaging learning experiences such as blended learning, personalized learning, collaborative learning, and learning through digital and online media. Yet, veteran educators may find these new tactics challenging and even threatening. [...]

12 10, 2017

Teacher Buy-in is Underrated: Why Making Their Jobs Easier is ALWAYS a Good Idea

By |2020-09-28T17:57:43+00:00October 12th, 2017|Adult SEL, SEL Integration|Comments Off on Teacher Buy-in is Underrated: Why Making Their Jobs Easier is ALWAYS a Good Idea

 Sometimes there is a disconnect between decision makers and the teachers and support staff who will be implementing a new program. If your staff doesn’t understand social and emotional learning (SEL) or its proven benefits, they may view it as yet another item on their very full plates. As you build out your SEL program, [...]

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 [...]