Helpful Ideas

17 01, 2019

{Infographic} Integrate SEL into Your RtI Framework in 9 Simple Steps

By | 2018-12-28T17:34:53+00:00 January 17th, 2019|Helpful Ideas, Research, SEL|0 Comments

Many educators don’t realize how easy it is to embed social and emotional learning (SEL) into their Response to Intervention (RtI) plan. SEL can strengthen RtI by helping educators be more proactive at identifying and addressing students’ needs. SEL data can shed light on why a student is struggling, and SEL instruction can help students [...]

3 01, 2019

SEL Across the Curriculum: Embed SEL into 4 Common Teaching Practices

By | 2018-12-27T14:50:41+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Improve 4 Common Teaching Practices with SEL SEL is a natural part of the learning process: how we feel can affect how we learn, and how we learn can affect how we feel. Many research studies have shown that SEL can improve academic achievement, increasing grades and attendance and reducing behavior incidents. But the school [...]

20 12, 2018

8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

By | 2018-12-17T14:24:17+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, Research, SEL|0 Comments

Launch an SEL Program in 8 Steps (And Start Today!) A national survey shows that principals understand the importance of teaching social and emotional skills to youth, and for good reason. Social and emotional learning (SEL) helps students get ready to learn and increases student achievement through better grades, fewer behavior incidents, and higher graduation [...]

6 12, 2018

5 Ways to Support Students During the Holidays with SEL

By | 2018-11-30T15:16:26+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

‘Tis the season to be merry, but the holidays can also bring anxiety and stress. Students feel the pressure just as much as adults, and they often benefit from extra encouragement and help this time of year. Support students through the holidays and the long winter break with social and emotional learning (SEL). Here are [...]

22 11, 2018

4 Grants and Programs For SEL Funding (And They’re Available Right Now!)

By | 2018-11-16T20:42:18+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Funding is always top-of-mind for schools looking to implement social and emotional learning (SEL). So, we stay on top of available funding sources that can be used to support and supplement SEL programs. Take a look at this fresh list of potential SEL funding sources and see if any fit your needs. Pay close attention [...]

8 11, 2018

How to Achieve Equity in SEL Assessments

By | 2018-11-02T19:51:26+00:00 November 8th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, Legislative, SEL|0 Comments

Our classrooms are more diverse than ever before, and the ways we teach students are changing. A sweeping effort is being made to deliver a high-quality education to all students regardless of factors like race, ethnicity, income, disability, or learning styles. As we embrace the goal of equity and helping all students achieve, we must [...]

25 10, 2018

3 Reasons You Should Be Teaching SEL in Afterschool Programs

By | 2018-11-01T20:20:38+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Fun, Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Afterschool and out-of-school programs are more than a safe place for students to go when their parents are at work. Quality programs can reduce risky behaviors and promote healthy well-being while encouraging students to learn, create and express themselves in a flexible environment that encourages exploration. Because of this flexible environment, afterschool and out-of-school programs [...]

18 10, 2018

Integrating Social-Emotional Learning Isn’t Easy. Here’s How It’s Done

By | 2018-10-12T19:48:27+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

As seen in Education Week "Social-emotional learning has helped me to realize that even though bad things happen to me...to always keep my head up, make good decisions, and take charge for the things that happen in my life." - Oscar Liz, Junior, Urban Assembly School for Collaborative Healthcare Oscar's thoughts represent what we want [...]