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SEL & Mindset

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the deliberate commitment to including a framework of essential skills and dispositions that complement academics but historically have not been a part of curricular design. Learners acquire and effectively apply the skills necessary for self-regulation or managing and talking about emotions, forming relationships, setting goals and demonstrating empathy during their learning.

SEL & Mindset

Home Topics SEL & Mindset
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the deliberate commitment to including a framework of essential skills and dispositions that complement academics but historically have not been a part of curricular design. Learners acquire and effectively apply the skills necessary for self-regulation or managing and talking about emotions, forming relationships, setting goals and demonstrating empathy during their learning.

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A recent panel, presented by Smart Course, gathered some of the top minds on ADHD to address how COVID has accelerated need.

From On Edge To On Track: Elements of Trauma Sensitive Schools

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In order to better support students growing up in adverse circumstances, it is important to develop an understanding of the impact of trauma on brain function.

Why SEL is More Important Than Ever: Meeting SEL Needs Virtually

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Rachelle Dene Poth shares ideas for promoting SEL in distance learning.

5 Back-to-School Ideas

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Rachelle Dene Poth shares five ideas for connecting and communicating as we prepare for back to school.

Schools Need a Success Coach for Every Learner

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Success coaches are powerful resources for connection and healing and can help shepherd our student communities through this pandemic and its lasting traumas.

Why Every K-12 District Should Invest in Social and Emotional Learning

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By: Juan Cabrera and Ray Lozano. EPISD has instituted an emphasis on social and emotional learning (SEL) and believes it can be a defining factor in success for other districts as well.

Focusing on Learners and SEL: Looping Strategies to Welcome Learners Back

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As social-emotional learning becomes more integrated into our systems of learning, we must consider a specific structure to tend to the whole child returning to some form of schooling in the fall, looping.

Book Review: Otherful by Mike Kleba & Ryan O’Hara

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Eric Nentrup shares a book review of Otherful, an exceptional book helping administrators demonstrate their confidence in their crew and creating a sound, trusting culture in your building.

Shining the Competency Education Light on Education in the Time of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has created the conditions for a radical transformation in our schools. Chris discusses how personalized, mastery-based, competency, and proficiency-based approaches help teachers and schools.

Recalibrating Your Teacher Mindset

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By: Meghan Raftery. Meghan discusses reframing the approach to teaching and looking through the lens of curiosity.

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