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

NHASCD Spotlight: A Podcast

Jan

Welcome to New Hampshire ASCD Spotlight: A Podcast In this program, we will explore a variety of educational topics and issues that we hope will be a catalyst for conversation and action to ensure excellence in teaching, learning, and leading. Access all episodes here.   January 19, 2021 Episode 5:  Tech Tips for the Classroom with Dr. Monica Burns Dr. … 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.

Teaching to Strengths: Supporting Students Living with Trauma, Violence, and Chronic Stress (Sept 2017)

Jan

Free On-Demand ASCD Webinar with Debbie Zacarian, Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, and Judie Haynes Duration:  1 hour Summary Half of U.S. students come to school having experienced or still experiencing some type of trauma, violence, or chronic stress. This startling statistic presents a challenge to all educators, especially because very little professional literature focuses on teaching this population and doing so from … Read More

Integrating SEL at the District and/or Building Levels

Jan

Session 1     Webinar Recording.   For the recording you will need the Access Password SELAdmin1!  Session Powerpoint,  SEL Themes,  SEL Standards,  SEL Competencies and Programs Session 2 Webinar Recording.  No Access Password is necessary Session Powerpoint,   Sustainability Factors