SEL Data

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 |2019-01-29T20:40:36+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 Devereux Student Strengths [...]

23 03, 2017

How Early Can SEL Skills be Effectively Taught to Students?

By |2019-01-29T20:40:56+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on How Early Can SEL Skills be Effectively Taught to Students?

Students entering kindergarten need to know more than just their ABCs. Social and emotional skills are just as important and can have a long-term, positive impact on academic achievement as children grow and mature. Unfortunately, many students are behind in their social and emotional development when they enter kindergarten. But the good news is these [...]

16 03, 2017

Are SEL Programs Worth the Time & Money? A Look at the Return on Investment

By |2019-01-29T20:42:11+00:00March 16th, 2017|Funding, Research, SEL Data|Comments Off on Are SEL Programs Worth the Time & Money? A Look at the Return on Investment

Currently, there is a lot of buzz around developing the social and emotional skills of students. Many research studies demonstrate that students benefit from SEL programming and these programs can lead to better grades, higher attendance rates, and increased positive behavior. Yet with ever-tightening budgets, district leaders often wonder–what is the return on investment of [...]