Tag Archives: SEL

Social Emotional Learning

In a TEDx speech shared at the University of Nevada, Reno, Trish Shaffer describes the importance and value of Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Shaffer highlights studies that demonstrate the academic value of using SEL strategies in the classroom. Shaffer argues … Continue reading

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SEL and Common Core Instruction

At Sustaining Momentum, CASEL’s Cross-Districts Learning Event in Nashville, Tennessee, educational leaders learned how Washoe is integrating Social Emotional Learning with Common Core instruction. The following PowerPoint was shared as well as Washoe’s SEL Standards Matrix and the Instructional Practice … Continue reading

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What is Social and Emotional Learning? (SEL)

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) describes the ways in which children and adults develop skills for life effectiveness. It has been a point of emphasis within the ELA/literacy Common Core rollout and part of the Core Task Project and Core … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Professional Development ‘Sessions’

Washoe’s elementary teachers worked through a number of Common Core sessions as part of the district’s professional development launch. The sessions, all of which can be accessed on Edmodo (group link here) include content to connect to CCSS in the … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning and CTP Final Session

The last session of Social Emotional Learning and Core Task Project concluded with participants outlining specific SEL skills that fit well with the close reading strategy. Educators will be sharing an addendum to the close reading exemplars that includes before, … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning and the CCSS Day 2

Day Two of the Social Emotional Learning and Core Task Project experiment concluded with participants reviewing the anchor standards for SEL and reading an article on grit by Thomas Hoerr. K-6 teachers studied several close reading exemplars before building a … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning and the Common Core

The district paired Social Emotional Learning and the Core Task Project as a means of seeing how the two projects could work with each other. Kindergarten through sixth grade teachers gathered and moved through the first day of content which included … Continue reading

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