SEL

28 05, 2020

6 SEL Webinars for Summer Professional Learning

By |2020-06-16T19:44:34+00:00May 28th, 2020|Adult SEL, SEL|Comments Off on 6 SEL Webinars for Summer Professional Learning

With the official school year winding down, now is a great time to start planning your summer professional learning. Webinars can be an invaluable way to enhance your professional practices — and you can watch them anytime, anywhere it’s convenient for you!Check out these six engaging webinars to hear from social and emotional learning (SEL) [...]

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|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Build Social and Emotional Skills Through Music

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 [...]

7 05, 2020

Check In and Support Students’ SEL with Virtual Morning Meetings

By |2020-05-20T17:13:11+00:00May 7th, 2020|SEL, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Check In and Support Students’ SEL with Virtual Morning Meetings

So much can be missed by not seeing your students in person. When you are with your students every day, you can see if someone is having a hard time. Their appearance, mood, facial expressions, and behavior provide important hints that they might be struggling. During school closures, we may not be able to [...]

23 04, 2020

SEL for Educators: 10 Activities to De-Stress

By |2020-08-03T14:04:17+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Adult SEL, SEL|1 Comment

Educators, we know you have a lot on your plates right now. Online and distance learning, canceled school events, and disruptions to your personal lives are just a few of the big challenges you are facing.Now, more than ever, we need to find ways to effectively manage our stress. If it gets out of control, [...]

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|Comments Off on Free Take-Home Resources That Support SEL for Students and Educators

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 [...]

24 03, 2020

Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times

By |2020-06-22T19:16:17+00:00March 24th, 2020|Adult SEL, SEL, Student Equity|Comments Off on Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times

Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Wellness During Uncertain Times School closures and other measures taken over the last few weeks are greatly impacting students, their parents and caregivers, and educators. It can feel overwhelming, but we are resilient. Social and emotional learning (SEL) can help us navigate and overcome the stress, anxiety, and disruption to [...]

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|Comments Off on 3 Lessons That Teach Students SEL Through Women’s History

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 [...]

6 02, 2020

6 Ways SEL Boosts College and Career Readiness

By |2020-03-17T03:23:37+00:00February 6th, 2020|College and Career Readiness, Research, SEL|Comments Off on 6 Ways SEL Boosts College and Career Readiness

Spring is almost here, and soon students will be taking college entrance exams and planning for life after high school. Research shows most schools are not doing enough to help students succeed after high school. Students often struggle with post-secondary coursework, and many lack the social and emotional skills needed to thrive in higher education [...]