Out-of-School Time

9 05, 2019

5 Ways to Bring SEL Programs into Afterschool and Summer School

By |2019-05-23T13:22:34+00:00May 9th, 2019|DESSA, Out-of-School Time, Professional Development, SEL, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Social and emotional learning (SEL) shouldn’t stop once school lets out. There are many ways educators can incorporate SEL activities into afterschool and summer learning programs. In fact, because of the structure and close relationships many out-of-school settings provide, these can be ideal places to foster social-emotional skills in students. Below are five ways [...]

25 10, 2018

3 Reasons You Should Be Teaching SEL in Afterschool Programs

By |2019-03-19T18:30:39+00:00October 25th, 2018|Out-of-School Time, SEL Integration|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 [...]

7 06, 2018

6 Ways to Connect In-School and Out-of-School Instruction with SEL

By |2019-01-28T19:36:37+00:00June 7th, 2018|Out-of-School Time, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Schools have the monumental task of educating youth, and they can’t go at it alone. Out-of-school partners, such as afterschool programs, are an important resource for schools. Yet, school and afterschool programs often lack cohesion and tend to be treated as separate entities. This results in missed opportunities to connect and reinforce lessons learned during [...]

29 06, 2017

SEL After Hours: 5 Tips for Including SEL in Summer and Afterschool Programs

By |2019-01-29T20:36:26+00:00June 29th, 2017|Out-of-School Time, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) doesn’t need to stop when the bell rings. Create a plan to incorporate SEL instruction and training into afterschool programs, summer school, and professional development sessions. Get inspired with these five ideas: Integrate SEL with Core Academics: Social and emotional skills are implicitly woven into [...]