Decades before educators were familiar with the term “social and emotional learning (SEL),” Fred Rogers was teaching them (or in some cases, their parents) SEL lessons that would turn out to be timeless. The world has become faster-paced and more complicated, which means that today’s students are in dire need of the caring, understanding, and inclusiveness found in Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
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SEL Resource Round-Up: 6 Websites to Explore for Research, Implementation Frameworks, and Classroom Activities
Whether you’re looking to slip little SEL nuggets into an existing curriculum or implement a holistic SEL program at the school or district level, we’ve gathered some of our favorite sites and resources to support your SEL goals.
Bullying amongst kids is far from a new issue. However, it has certainly become a more complex one in recent years as kids’ interactions spilled over classroom walls and into social media and other online forums. And, with more and more kids having access to mobile devices, bullying can be more constant than ever before.
Research continues to illuminate the short- and long-term benefits of improved social and emotional learning (SEL), and there are no shortage of steps individual teachers can immediately take to improve the SEL in their own classroom.
Success is about a lot more than “book smarts”, and teaching these social and emotional skills is a becoming an increasing focus in classrooms and formal curriculum. Here's five common questions answered to help parents better understand social and emotional learning.
Elementary education is about much more than the basic “3 R’s” of reading, writing, and arithmetic. We’re digging into three important questions related to the elementary landscape today by taking a close look at what the latest facts and statistics say.
Too many students are arriving to school unprepared for the academic and social experience of kindergarten. What can parents do to make sure that their child enters the classroom primed for learning? Here’s a list of five teacher-approved areas that parents can focus on to make sure that their preschooler is kindergarten-ready.