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Building on the Power of a Read Aloud

By: Carrie EicherPosted 10/06/22
Building on the Power of a Read Aloud

There is something very special about gathering students around to read a great story, and even better when that story has the power to illuminate shared experiences and bring us closer together as a community. Read this blog to get three easy-to-implement, meaningful strategies for building an interactive read-aloud that will integrate social and emotional concepts with literacy activities.

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Social-Emotional Learning Starts With Us

By: Trisha DiFazio, M.A. Ed. & Allison Roeser, MHS, PCC, ALTPosted 07/27/22
Social-Emotional Learning Starts With Us

Teachers, administrators, and support staff are most effective when they understand and develop their own personal social-emotional capacities before addressing those of their students. That’s why social-emotional learning starts with adults.

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5 Easy-to-Implement SEL Strategies for Your Classroom

It is imperative that now, more than ever, we intently focus on building and fostering positive relationships with our students and among our students. While there are many ways to build relationships in the classroom, here are five tried and true strategies that can be utilized.

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5 Ways to Build Social Emotional Learning through Literacy

Throughout the pandemic, some students have been in survival mode. With the return to face-to-face instruction this school year, students desperately need in-class support to develop their SEL skills and thrive. Read on to get five strategies for integrating SEL instruction and activities into your literacy block.

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How Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness can support Teachers and Students

By: Trisha DiFazio, M.A. Ed. & Allison Roeser, MHS, PCC, ALTPosted 04/07/21
How Social Emotional Learning and Mindfulness can support Teachers and Students

While Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) has been around for a long time, it is quickly becoming one of the most talked about topics in education. If you’re like us, you’re probably thinking: IT’S ABOUT TIME. If you are relatively new to SEL and Mindfulness, that’s great. We are here to guide you.

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Leading in a Time of Crisis:  Why All Educational Leaders Need to Make SEL a Priority

This time of forced school closures and alternative learning presents the opportunity to learn more about how to implement SEL and how it’s connected to equity, cultural inclusivity and family engagement, school climate and safety, and academic achievement.

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