Social Emotional Learning

Essential Soft Skills for Teachers

Whether a teacher specializes in math, English, science, or history, it’s important that they master their specific area of expertise. Whereas an educator’s proficiency in their subject area can be measured in terms of grades, certifications, and exams, there are some more intangible qualities that can’t be measured that can help them become better, more …

How to Select the Right SEL Programs for Your Class

A child’s education is about so much more than academic lessons. What students learn in the classroom extends far beyond the quadratic equation or dates they memorize from their history textbooks. A student’s experience in school should prepare them for social situations, as well as real-life situations that extend beyond the classroom. Social emotional learning …

What is a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialist?

In addition to academic demands, students today must acquire an ever-growing list of life skills. They learn to cooperate effectively with peers, make social decisions responsibly, make constructive contributions to their families and communities, and attain the skills necessary to become valuable and productive members of society. An educator who specializes in social emotional learning …

7 Social Emotional Learning Strategies for Remote Teaching

Social emotional learning (SEL) helps students understand their thoughts and emotions and how to express and feel these emotions. While SEL can increase self-awareness, it can also help individuals show more empathy toward others because they’re better able to understand what another individual may be feeling. Social emotional learning can help to improve a student’s …

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) & Why It Matters for Educators

As an educator, some of the worst things you can hear a student say is, “This is stupid,” or “Why are we learning this?” Think back to when you were in school and the subjects that caused you the most frustration. You’d likely find some common ground with your students in wishing you were given …