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Relationships are the New Schoolhouse

Everyone is saying that social emotional learning is more important than ever, and I generally agree. But what does that mean? Why is it important? What do we do with that? As one interrupted school year winds down and we look forward to the possibility of another, how does SEL

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How (Not) to Succeed at Social Emotional Learning

A Recipe for…Nothing To my friends in the education community, I have a simple and sure-fire way for you NOT to succeed in your SEL work, or at least, to have a very small chance at success. Let’s call this “standard practice”: Buy an evidence-based SEL program or curriculum. Invest

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Six Reasons Why SEL is More Important Now than Ever

This post is an honor of International SEL Day on March 27, 2020. Learn more and sign up to showcase, promote, advocate for and support SEL in your community today! Share with your social media networks using the #SELday and #SEL hashtags. Social and emotional learning, or SEL, includes a

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SEL in An Unplanned Home School Setting

With nationwide school closures in effect, many households have become unplanned home schools, and parents have become teachers, with all of the responsibilities that go with the job, including setting the climate for learning, managing “student” behavior, and supporting student motivation. In my non-scientific sample of a handful of new

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Coordinating SEL Assessment with Programs, Practices & Policy

This blog post is for those of you who appreciate symmetry and who take pleasure in imposing a little order on chaos. The SEL Rubik’s Cube: Coordinating Programs, Practices, Policy and Assessment First, let’s consider a list of ingredients that often provoke confusion when put next to one another: SEL

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SEL Exchange Speaker Blog

Why do you believe the SEL field is gaining momentum, and how do you hope the upcoming SEL Exchange captures and advances that momentum? First, it is pretty universally accessible—most people can grasp the kinds of competencies it takes to develop relationships, interact effectively with others, be part of a

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