Entries related to: social-emotional-learning

Teaching Channel Talks 40: A Focus on SEL

Join Wendy Amato and Michelle Trujillo as they discuss how social-emotional learning (SEL) can...

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Teaching Channel Talks 39: The Myths of Mindfulness

After the chaos of this school year, many educators are feeling worn down, exhausted, or even...

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Teaching Channel Talks 38: The Magic of Singing

Music is one of the most powerful tools for helping students memorize important lessons. Listen...

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The ABCs of Self-Regulation for Learning

In today’s digital reality, our students are more distracted than any other time in human...

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5 Ways to Ignite Hope with Adult SEL

Join Michelle Trujillo and Wendy Amato at a free SEL webinar series for both educators and...

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Using Improv as Social Emotional Learning

Over 10 years ago I first explored the educational benefits of using improvisation in the...

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Music Reaches & Teaches: Purposeful Children’s Music

Have you ever read a book to your child so many times that you don’t even have to look at the...

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Having Complex Classroom Conversations

What do you do when your student asks a big, hard, nuanced question about self, someone else,...

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No Judgment. It’s Safe to Be Wrong.

This article was originally published on the Teaching Like a Champion blog on May 26, 2020. It...

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15 Ideas for Building Community in Your Virtual Classroom

Please note: This blog was originally published on Learners Edge’s blog (link to blog) on August...

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Learning Across Lines of Difference

“Reweaving A Peaceful, Equitable, Just World Starts In Our Classrooms”

Civics education matters...

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3 Meaningful SEL Check-Ins for Students and Ourselves

As we move through back-to-school mode, it’s mission critical that we remember to check in with...

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How Social Emotional Learning Can Take Center Stage This Fall

Let’s face it: this is not going to be a typical Back to School season. With the tumultuous...

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Three Ways for Educators to Practice Social Emotional Learning

With schools and businesses closed all around the world, many of us are learning to cope with...

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Awakening the Genius Code Lying Dormant in Your Students

The primary purpose of teaching is to promote learning. But as educators, parents, and youth...

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The Adolescent Brain: A Big Gulp Of Executive Function

I wrote the book Attack of the Teenage Brain! Understanding and Supporting the Weird and...

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Teaching in Times of Tragedy

As teachers, we’ve all dealt with days that are particularly tough in the classroom....

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I Want to Get Better at... Social Emotional Learning

How would you describe your perfect classroom?

I imagine you’re thinking about a classroom where...

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Cultivating Student Empathy: Acting to Understand

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Responsive Classroom: Empathy Is The Key

I learned a new word: kuleana. It's a Hawaiian word that means one's personal sense...

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