SEL Lessons/Activities

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

18 06, 2020

3 Ways SEL Can Support Trauma-Informed Practices

By |2020-06-25T18:52:42+00:00June 18th, 2020|MTSS/PBIS, SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

Traumatic events — the COVID-19 pandemic, racial injustice, mass shootings, migrant transition shock, natural disasters, reports of neglect and abuse — seem to constantly make top news headlines these days. 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 [...]

20 05, 2020

5 Ways to Build Social and Emotional Skills Through Music

By |2020-06-04T13:56:33+00:00May 20th, 2020|SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

Ahh … the power of music. It has so many benefits for our minds and bodies. It enhances cognition, provides comfort, and improves memory. Music also helps with mood regulation and can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. Music and social and emotional learning (SEL) go hand-in-hand. Teaching students about music and performance promotes important [...]

2 04, 2020

Free Take-Home Resources That Support SEL for Students and Educators

By |2020-04-24T14:30:54+00:00April 2nd, 2020|SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|0 Comments

Free Take-Home Resources That Support SEL for Students and Adults As schools transition to online and distance learning, social and emotional learning (SEL) is more important than ever. Students and educators alike are going to need help working through and expressing emotions, building relationships, managing stress, and supporting one another. We are here to help [...]

5 03, 2020

3 Lessons That Teach Students SEL Through Women’s History

By |2020-04-14T15:10:22+00:00March 5th, 2020|SEL, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

3 Lessons That Teach Students SEL Through Women’s History March is Women’s History Month, and this is an excellent opportunity to teach social and emotional learning (SEL) through the lens of women’s contributions, struggles, and achievements throughout history. When students feel empathetic connections with influential figures in history, this can deepen their engagement and understanding [...]

7 11, 2019

4 Thanksgiving-Themed Social and Emotional Activities

By |2019-12-13T17:45:57+00:00November 7th, 2019|SEL, SEL and Families, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities, Student Equity|0 Comments

Thanksgiving is a great time to teach and reinforce social and emotional learning (SEL).      Consider how your classroom activities can promote deeper social and emotional skill development, and start new traditions that teach students to celebrate different cultures, that increase social engagement and awareness, and that strengthen relationship skills. Below are four Thanksgiving activities [...]

25 09, 2019

6 Bulletin Board Ideas to Promote Social and Emotional Development

By |2019-10-07T13:48:14+00:00September 25th, 2019|SEL, SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

This year, social and emotional learning (SEL)-themed bulletin boards seem to be everywhere! From teaching kindness to building confidence, these boards can do a lot to promote SEL. Here are six of our favorite bulletin boards that promote students’ social and emotional development. Save this list and try out different boards throughout the school [...]

13 06, 2019

16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities

By |2020-03-16T14:24:17+00:00June 13th, 2019|SEL Integration, SEL Lessons/Activities|0 Comments

16 Social and Emotional Learning Activities From 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 sure how to teach these skills. The good news is that SEL concepts can [...]