This week’s guest, Jorge Valenzuela, shares his journey of how he was introduced to Emotional Intelligence in his personal life and how he used his action research to help districts implement sound SEL practices on their campuses.
In this episode, we discuss:
- “Learning Walks” to Provide Feedback
- The Importance of Gathering Data for Action Research
- And his new podcast, SEL in Action Podcast!
About Jorge Valenzuela:
Jorge Valenzuela is an education coach, author, and advocate. He has years of experience as a teacher, curriculum specialist, and consultant. Using action research methodology, his work helps school leaders and teachers reach their unique success paths to innovation in school leadership, tiered instruction, project-based learning, computer science and STEM education, and social and emotional learning across the curriculum. Jorge is an adjunct professor at Old Dominion University and the lead coach at Lifelong Learning Defined. He is an ASCD faculty and consults for Corwin, Premiere Speakers Bureau, and Instructional Innovation Partners. His books Rev Up Robotics, Environmental Science for Grades 6-12, and jump-start guides are available from ISTE. His following book, which focuses on SEL activation across the curriculum, is forthcoming from Solution Tree. Jorge is also the host of the SEL in Action podcast on BAM Radio Network.
Follow Jorge Valenzuela:
- Website: https://www.lifelonglearningdefined.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/JorgeDoesPBL
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jorgedoespbl/?hl=en
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LifelongLearningDefined/
- Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jorgedoespbl/
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFCeG0NRHLcReqg9cdZEjg/featured
- Edutopia Articles: https://www.edutopia.org/profile/jorge-valenzuela
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