Tag Archives: Social Emotional Learning

Presentation Materials: Elementary SEL/Student Voice and Academic Integration Training

Kate Crist helped bridge Common Core State Standards and Social Emotional Learning Standards in a presentation at the Elementary SEL/Student Voice and Academic Integration Training. Kate used the instructional move, Keep It or Junk it with an article by Vicki … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning and CCSS Presentation Materials

As part of an effort to bridge the Common Core State Standards and Social Emotional Learning, district educators worked to find classroom examples and instructional techniques that addressed both outcomes simultaneously. This was part of the SEL Site-Based Implementation Training. … Continue reading

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Social Emotional Learning and why it Matters

As have been noted on this blog several times, to do Common Core well, we have to attend to the Social and Emotional Learning of our students. The science behind why this matters and how it is intertwined in a … Continue reading

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‘Being smart isn’t all you need to succeed’

In a blog post for the Hechinger Report, writer Anya Kamenetz connects Social Emotional Learning and academic success. She writes, “Non-cognitive or meta-cognitive skills such as self-awareness, self-control, empathy, communication and cooperation ” deserve being measured and taught in our schools. It’s a … Continue reading

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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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Valuing the ‘Non-Cognitive Dimensions’ of Students

In January, College Board President David Coleman shared a vision for making sure more low-income students are allowed to take part in higher education. The video is linked here and you can hear Coleman outline this effort as part of … 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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