DESSA

7 12, 2017

Looking for a Social and Emotional Assessment? The DESSA System Aligns with Many Popular SEL Programs!

By |2020-09-21T17:01:28+00:00December 7th, 2017|DESSA, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Looking for a Social and Emotional Assessment? The DESSA System Aligns with Many Popular SEL Programs!

Improve Your SEL Program with Actionable, Evidence-Based DataAssessments are integral to any social and emotional learning (SEL) program. Data is a powerful tool to help educators identify students’ needs and, through progress monitoring, strengthen the quality of instruction. Assessments also can be used to help school or program leadership evaluate the effectiveness and ROI of [...]

21 09, 2017

Don’t Wait for Next Year ― Start Collecting SEL Data Now!

By |2020-10-13T14:38:15+00:00September 21st, 2017|DESSA, SEL Data|Comments Off on Don’t Wait for Next Year ― Start Collecting SEL Data Now!

The days are starting to get cooler, and teachers and students are settling into the swing of the school year. Educators have established classroom routines and are forging ahead through their lesson plans.As you plan for the year ahead, don’t forget to incorporate social and emotional learning (SEL) to actively promote students’ social and emotional [...]

4 05, 2017

Think You Can’t Measure Social and Emotional Learning? Think Again

By |2020-09-30T19:13:34+00:00May 4th, 2017|DESSA, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Think You Can’t Measure Social and Emotional Learning? Think Again

Educators need a social and emotional assessment tool that delivers accurate results. There are a number of measures available to educators, but few are as immersed in research as the DESSA Comprehensive System. The DESSA has been standardized and norm-referenced, and the strong reliability and validity of the measure demonstrate that it is an effective [...]

6 04, 2017

Measuring Effectiveness Through Program Evaluation

By |2019-01-29T20:40:18+00:00April 6th, 2017|DESSA, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Measuring Effectiveness Through Program Evaluation

Do know if your Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum is effective? How do you determine if it is helping students build the necessary skills to become successful? Fortunately, program evaluation is a helpful practice that provides answers to these questions. Let’s take a look at how a program evaluation can work using the DESSA. [...]

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 [...]