Podcast Episode: From Webinar to Practice

Jan

Dana Foulds, Broken Grounds Elementary School’s Digital Learning Specialist, discusses the journey she and her team took after attending a webinar series on Social-Emotional Learning

Podcast Episode: Social-Emotional Artistic Learning (SEAL)

Jan

We all know social-emotional learning is of the utmost importance, but what is the best way to teach it to our students?  Listen to teacher, author, and consultant, Elizabeth Peterson, share what SEAL is, the benefits of integrating the arts with SEL, and how to get started.

Podcast Episode: Coaching SEL Teams

Jan

Listen to Krista Leh, educator, adjunct professor, and educational consultant specializing in SEL, share tips, stories, and strategies that you can do to support SEL, build capacity and integrate SEL into the culture of the school.  She also discusses the role of an SEL Coach and teams. This episode is sponsored by Eduplanet21.  

A School Counselor Puts Social-Emotional Learning First

Jan

An ASCDExoress Article by Kaitlin Levesque.  Published October 2018. Schools shouldn’t always rely on teachers and staff to shepherd students through difficulties. SEL can supplement valuable one-on-one support by giving students the skills they need to overcome challenges.

6 Steps to Effective SEL Assessment

Jan

An ASCD Article by Clark McKown.  Published October 2018. Assessment provides clarity on student strengths and needs and is essential to guide instruction. That’s why assessment is essential to SEL, and effective SEL assessment includes clarity on what you want to measure, why you want to measure it, selecting the right tool, and having a plan for discussing and acting … Read More

5 Essential Trauma-Informed Practices for Remote Learning

Jan

An ASCD Article written by Debbie Zacarian, Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, and Judie Haynes,  Published in April 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic upends communities worldwide, trauma-informed practices to support students who have experienced childhood trauma are more urgent than ever.

5 Tips for Successful SEL Implementation

Jan

An ASCDExpress Article written by Jennifer Roberts.  Published October 2018. What does it mean to be a strong SEL leader? A principal provides her top tips for ushering in and sustaining a thriving SEL initiative.