SEL Integration

Integrating social and emotional learning and academic subjects.

1 04, 2021

4 Things to Consider When Choosing an SEL Assessment

By |2021-04-01T03:30:08+00:00April 1st, 2021|Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Data, SEL Integration|Comments Off on 4 Things to Consider When Choosing an SEL Assessment

There’s no doubt that social and emotional learning (SEL) programs can be enhanced by data. A quality, research-based SEL assessment can help you achieve the best implementation results, streamline instruction, tailor supports to reach predefined learning goals, and effectively measure outcomes.But with so many tools available, it can be difficult to know where to begin [...]

19 03, 2021

16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities

By |2021-03-26T01:43:43+00:00March 19th, 2021|SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities

16 Social and Emotional Learning ActivitiesFrom reading, writing, and arithmetic, social and emotional learning (SEL) can be woven into nearly any subject.Many teachers believe in the importance of teaching students social and emotional skills, but not all are aware that SEL concepts can easily be taught right alongside core academic instruction in classrooms or afterschool [...]

11 03, 2021

Consistency Creates Success: Finding Parallels in Our Approach to Academic and Social and Emotional Learning

By |2021-03-11T19:05:21+00:00March 11th, 2021|DESSA, Professional Development, Program Implementation, SEL, SEL Data, SEL Integration|Comments Off on Consistency Creates Success: Finding Parallels in Our Approach to Academic and Social and Emotional Learning

Guest Author: Michael Ammons, School Counselor, Mossman Elementary School, TexasAs an elementary school counselor, one of my primary roles is promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) across my campus. And increasingly, this critical responsibility is taking on the utmost importance.This focus on SEL is supported by mountains of data; countless studies, journal articles, classroom observations, [...]

25 02, 2021

6 Ways to Boost Student Engagement with SEL

By |2021-02-25T16:49:42+00:00February 25th, 2021|Distance Learning, Professional Development, SEL, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Boost Student Engagement with SEL

Spring is just around the corner. Educators know that this means students may become distracted, less cooperative, and less engaged in their learning. And this year, normal “spring fever” challenges are compounded by the difficulties of the pandemic and long months of remote or hybrid learning.Your students likely need a boost in their engagement so [...]

4 02, 2021

SEL and Preventative Mental Health: Fast Facts and Ideas for Maximizing Supports

By |2021-02-05T02:19:35+00:00February 4th, 2021|SEL, SEL Integration|Comments Off on SEL and Preventative Mental Health: Fast Facts and Ideas for Maximizing Supports

It’s Student Mental Health Week, and now, more than ever, we need to improve mental health services for students. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can provide a strong framework to support the resilience and well-being of all students and enhance their health and academic, social, and emotional success.Below are answers to common questions around how [...]

18 11, 2020

10 Tips to Help Students Manage Anxiety and Stress During the Holidays

By |2020-11-18T20:26:44+00:00November 18th, 2020|SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Help Students Manage Anxiety and Stress During the Holidays

While holidays can be a welcome break from assignments and school, this year’s holiday season will look different due to the pandemic. Many families won’t be able to travel or meet in large groups, holiday traditions will be altered, and students may not get to spend time with loved ones. The pandemic has also caused [...]

12 11, 2020

3 Tools to Strengthen Your MTSS Framework with SEL

By |2020-11-18T21:56:31+00:00November 12th, 2020|Distance Learning, MTSS/PBIS, SEL, SEL Integration, Student Equity|Comments Off on 3 Tools to Strengthen Your MTSS Framework with SEL

Social and emotional learning (SEL) and Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) go hand in hand. Developing social-emotional skills in youth has shown to be effective at improving academic outcomes for all students – from the valedictorian to the student most at-risk of dropping out.There are many ways SEL can support your school’s MTSS framework. We’ve [...]

25 06, 2020

7 Ways to Provide SEL Support to Students and Families Learning Remotely

By |2020-06-24T20:45:34+00:00June 25th, 2020|SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|Comments Off on 7 Ways to Provide SEL Support to Students and Families Learning Remotely

Remote learning has shifted the responsibility of teaching to parents and caregivers. These adults are helping children learn core skills like reading, writing, science, and math. But they need to be teaching social and emotional learning (SEL), too.SEL is more important than ever. Especially during remote learning, SEL will help students:stay focused and engaged in [...]