We are excited to announce the upcoming release of our SEL Integration Approach Educator & Leader Self-Reflection Tools: October 14th!
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This year, learning is happening in new and varied settings as schools adopt a mix of in-person, virtual, and hybrid models.
We are excited to announce the upcoming release of our SEL Integration Approach Companion Guides: September 16th!
Transforming Education’s revised SEL Integration Approach outlines five components critical to integrated social, emotional, and academic learning and helps educators answer the question, “How can we take an intentional approach, aligned with best practices in pedagogy, to helping students develop their social-emotional skills and mindsets?” The two-page Quick Reference Guide provides a conceptual understanding
The SEL Integration Approach: Companion Guides go into more detail on each of the five components of SEL Integration and provide educators with research, guiding questions, practical resources, and look-fors. Download Companion Guides
When we were first hit by the pandemic, our team released a 2-page guide to resources that can support educators in integrating SEL in a virtual world. We have since revised our SEL Integration Approach and our related remote learning guide. As things remain unpredictable, inconsistent, and outside of an educator’s “circle of control”, the practices outlined here support educators in channeling their energy into tangible ways to be responsive in a complex time.
We consistently ask students to reflect on and revise their work, to consider a social interaction and take the perspective of another, to analyze a challenging task and offer an alternative approach.
The SEL Integration Approach School Leader and Educator Self-Reflection Tools were created to support both individual and collaborative reflection for educators and school leaders. These tools are intended to be used in conjunction with Transforming Education’s SEL Integration Approach. The areas for reflection are aligned with the elements of the SEL Integration Approach (Cultivate, Examine, Teach, Model, Coach) and support
Best practices for integrating social-emotional learning are not limited to the physical confines of a school building. Research-supported strategies for promoting social-emotional development within the classroom setting can be translated to a virtual learning environment as well. At the start of COVID-19, we released a 2-pager to better equip educators with resources for SEL
Ask anyone who has studied Bloom’s Taxonomy and they’ll tell you that just because students learn something once does not mean they have internalized that learning, can connect it to something else they know, or apply it to new situations. By “learning,” we refer to anything that children learn, like how to tie their shoes, multiply fractions, or recognize and label their emotions.