SEL Integration

Integrating social and emotional learning and academic subjects.

28 02, 2019

How to Differentiate Social and Emotional Learning

By |2019-02-28T17:49:54+00:00February 28th, 2019|SEL Integration|Comments Off on How to Differentiate Social and Emotional Learning

Every student has a unique learning style. For example, Charlie is a visual learner and relies on images and cues to help him process information, while Maria learns best with linguistic instruction and needs to read content out loud to understand it. To make things even more complicated, students’ feelings and emotions affect their [...]

17 01, 2019

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

By |2019-08-05T02:50:22+00:00January 17th, 2019|MTSS/PBIS, SEL Integration|Comments Off on {Infographic} Integrate SEL into Your RtI Framework in 9 Simple Steps

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 |2020-08-10T17:04:50+00:00January 3rd, 2019|SEL Integration|Comments Off on SEL Across the Curriculum: Embed SEL into 4 Common Teaching Practices

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 [...]

25 10, 2018

3 Reasons You Should Be Teaching SEL in Afterschool Programs

By |2020-08-10T17:05:01+00:00October 25th, 2018|Out-of-School Time, SEL Integration|Comments Off on 3 Reasons You Should Be Teaching SEL in Afterschool Programs

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 |2019-01-28T19:29:17+00:00October 18th, 2018|Industry Leadership, SEL Integration|Comments Off on Integrating Social-Emotional Learning Isn’t Easy. Here’s How It’s Done

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 [...]

11 10, 2018

4 Ways To Teach Digital Citizenship Through SEL

By |2019-02-26T19:29:26+00:00October 11th, 2018|SEL Integration|Comments Off on 4 Ways To Teach Digital Citizenship Through SEL

Some say the Internet is like “a world passing notes in a classroom.” But unlike the classroom, what gets posted online is permanent, highly visible, and easily traced back to an author. In today’s digital world, students are constantly making decisions about how to behave online. Teaching them to be responsible digital citizens can ensure [...]

27 09, 2018

The Many Ways SEL Can Enhance Makerspace Learning

By |2019-01-28T19:31:57+00:00September 27th, 2018|SEL Integration|Comments Off on The Many Ways SEL Can Enhance Makerspace Learning

Bang! Crash! Whack! Thump! Students across the country are creating, innovating, and experimenting through makerspace learning. Makerspaces teach students important science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) skills in a hands-on, creative, and engaging way. While students are busy testing and tinkering, they are also learning important social and emotional skills. In fact, social and [...]

13 09, 2018

5 Powerful Ways SEL Can Support the 9th Grade Transition

By |2019-01-28T19:32:27+00:00September 13th, 2018|College and Career Readiness, SEL Integration|Comments Off on 5 Powerful Ways SEL Can Support the 9th Grade Transition

Freshman year can be an exciting time for students, with a new school, opportunities to make new friends, and increasing independence. But it also can be stressful. Rigorous instruction, less structure, and increasing pressures to succeed can become barriers to students’ ability to keep up. Research tells us that the transition from middle to high [...]