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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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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.

What Self-Reflection, Peer Evaluation, and Assessment Looks Like in Action in Early Elementary

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By: Jenny Pieratt. The Founder and President of CraftED Curriculum tackles how to begin teaching self-reflection, peer evaluation, and assessment in early elementary.

Design Thinking PLCs: An Innovative Approach to Teacher Collaboration

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By: M. Niehoff. Professional Learning Communities have become standard in most schools. Author Brett Taylor's new book discusses design thinking PLCs.

Improving Curriculum Mapping through Collaboration, Stakeholder Voice and Resources

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By: Charlotte Barnett. Charlotte discusses enhancing academic rigor and building up a Career and Technical Education (CTE) education program through digital platforms.

Hard Reset: What Will Be New Post Pandemic

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As the emergency brake was pulled on the economy last week, almost everything shut down. Many were laid off, others are trying to figure out how to work from home. The disruption is establishing new baselines in work, learning, healthcare, and governance. In fact, it’s a hard reset on everything.

The Impact Of A Pandemic: What To Do As A Parent And What Will Happen In Higher Ed

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By: Michael Horn In the midst of all of the many challenges we are now facing, online resources, parent guides, and helpful hints are needed now more than ever. Remember - just as there is no one best way to educate a child, there is no one best course of action amidst this crisis. You’ll need to find the right way forward in your circumstance for your family.

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