5 Classroom Strategies for Social Emotional Learning Support

Michele HaikenBlog, Connect Better, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Lesson Plan Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Social emotional learning is already integrated into everyday teaching, helping students develop essential life skills alongside academic knowledge. Teachers can enhance SEL by implementing intentional strategies, such as reflection for self-awareness, authentic assessments for social awareness, choice boards for responsible decision making, checklists for self-management, and promoting collaboration and cooperation for building relationship skills. These practices align with CASEL’s … Read More

SEL for Educators: Teachers are People, Too!

Betsy SpringerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Prioritizing social-emotional health in the classroom is crucial for teachers and students, with a focus on health over grades. Teachers should take care of their own well-being to effectively support their students, as they cannot give what they haven’t mastered themselves. Poor social-emotional health among teachers negatively affects student outcomes, emphasizing the need for schools to prioritize teacher well-being, … Read More

Leader of Learning Podcast episode 157: Is Teacher Wellness Linked to Student Achievement? with Tre Gammage

Dan KreinessLeader of Learning

Leader of Learning Podcast episode 157: Is Teacher Wellness Linked to Student Achievement? with Tre Gammage Episode 157 of the Leader of Learning Podcast features an interview with Tre Gammage (@tregammage), a Social Emotional Learning Specialist, Owner and Consultant with SEL Educators, and former teacher and Dean of Students. In the episode, Tre discusses the importance of emotional intelligence, how … Read More

Episode 64: Seen, Heard, and Loved with Dr. Phil Campbell

Darrin PeppardLeaning Into Leadership

School culture ambassador Dr. Phil Campbell (PC) sat down with Darrin for a great conversation about an intentional focus on school environment. PC talks about a moment of vulnerability that led to a personal and professional change that continues to impact his life to this day. That, plus your weekly #PepTalk and so much more. MORE EPISODES