One of the greatest benefits of integrating social-emotional learning (SEL) with ELA and social studies is that it is student-centered. In this webinar, Jonathan Erwin, M.A., provided a research-based rationale for teaching SEL, shared lessons that teach specific SEL skills, and demonstrated how you can use SEL content to satisfy state standards.
In this webinar Dr. Diane Heacox, Ed.D. explored well-documented research on underlying causes of low performance and create distinctions between non-producers, selective producers, and underachievers among the gifted populations. Teachers often struggle to reach students who actively or passively resist engagement in learning. Dr. Heacox identified behaviors that distinguish students who are having motivational issues.
As an educator, you know what you want for your students. You want them to seek out challenges, ask for help, resist distractions, and see mistakes as chances to try again. In other words, you want kids to be self-regulated learners. In this webinar, Dr. Richard Cash, Ed.D. discussed doable, evidence-based practices to help students engage in learning, build confidence, set and manage goals, develop habits of thinking, do effective home study, and reflect on their learning.
Research is clear: Bullying is learned and can be unlearned. What’s more, cultivating empathy is the forgotten antidote to bullying. In this webinar, Dr. Michele Borba, Ed.D., shared evidence that the best way to reduce bullying is not with a packaged program but with homegrown, data-driven efforts by a staff that applies only proven practices. Best yet, none of these strategies cost a dime!
How do you disseminate ideas on the science of character, social emotional learning, and flourishing in today’s world far and wide? In this webinar, Emmy-nominated filmmaker and founder of the Webby Awards Tiffany Shlain spoke about Character Day, a movement that unites people from all over the world to discuss these ideas. Viewers will also hear from Dr. Yalda T Uhls about Common Sense Media’s new rating system which identifies movies and TV shows that teach children character strengths.
This webinar was designed to provide an examination of the biopsychosocial perspective on development of very young children—primarily from birth until two years of age.
Take daily conflicts with children and between children (hitting, tattling, name calling) and turn these moments into opportunities to teach missing social and emotional skills. This workshop explored the relationship between personal loss and aggression/violence/revenge in the classroom and home, and offer proactive solutions for teachers and parents to start implementing immediately.
This session looks at very practical ways to look at our classrooms and curriculum to find the balance between social-emotional learning and academics. In this webinar, attendees received the most recent research information to support their understanding of the importance of social emotional learning. Attendees also received practical suggestions for using their circle time as a springboard for open-ended discussions which build both social and cognitive skills.
This webinar stressed the critical role of the adult in the social and emotional development of young children. Dr. William Mosier, Professor of Early Childhood Education at Wright State University and Director of Research at the Lynda A. Cohen Center for the Study of Child Development, showed attendees how to provide an optimal environment for supporting emotional and social development.