SEL Data

4 04, 2019

Make the Most of Your Second Step Program with the DESSA-SSE

By |2019-04-02T20:10:44+00:00April 4th, 2019|DESSA, Program Implementation, SEL Data, SEL Integration|0 Comments

When investing in any social and emotional learning (SEL) program, educators need to be sure they are implementing a program that will drive results. Quality data is an important part of this process. With data, educators can make informed program decisions, adjust instruction to meet the needs of students, and measure program outcomes.Did you know [...]

20 12, 2018

8 Tips to Get Started with SEL Right Now

By |2019-01-28T19:18:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Funding, Program Implementation, Research, SEL Data|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 [...]

23 08, 2018

3 Ways SEL Can Support Trauma-Informed Practices

By |2019-01-28T19:33:03+00:00August 23rd, 2018|SEL Data, SEL Integration, Student Equity|0 Comments

Traumatic events — mass shootings, environmental disasters, reports of neglect and abuse — constantly make top news headlines these days. Many students across our nation are affected by trauma every day. This trauma can have deep and lasting impacts on students’ core beliefs about others, their environment, and themselves. Now more than ever, schools must [...]

7 05, 2018

Integrating and Measuring Social Emotional Learning Programs

By |2019-01-28T19:41:59+00:00May 7th, 2018|Research, SEL Data, SEL Integration|0 Comments

Our friends at Kickboard recently posted, “How to Integrate & Measure Social Emotional Learning Programs.” Nova Biro, SEL Consultant at Kickboard, writes about the critical impact social emotional learning has for our youth and how these skills are increasingly being implemented in schools across the country. However, Nova poses the question, “How do schools know [...]

15 02, 2018

Take Action! Use SEL Data to Create Tailored Interventions

By |2019-01-29T20:18:20+00:00February 15th, 2018|MTSS/PBIS, SEL Data|0 Comments

We all know the saying: What’s assessed gets addressed. Social and emotional learning (SEL) data gives educators critical insight into why a student is struggling — information that traditional measures alone, such as attendance and behavior incidents, don’t provide. Take action on your SEL data by using it to identify students who need additional supports, [...]

4 01, 2018

SEL Assessments vs Surveys: What You Need to Know

By |2019-01-29T20:20:53+00:00January 4th, 2018|DESSA, Research, SEL, SEL Data|0 Comments

As Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) continues to grow in prominence, more and more states and districts are adopting SEL standards. Just as with academics, SEL standards ensure accountability and help educators plan, implement, and assess student learning. For this reason, schools need access to well-researched, evidence-based assessments that align to SEL best practices and [...]

7 12, 2017

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

By |2019-01-29T20:24:15+00:00December 7th, 2017|DESSA, Research, SEL Data|0 Comments

Improve Your SEL Program with Actionable, Evidence-Based Data Assessments 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 [...]

21 09, 2017

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

By |2019-01-29T20:32:17+00:00September 21st, 2017|DESSA, SEL Data|0 Comments

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 [...]