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SEL Competencies Webinar Series!​

Increasingly states are establishing SEL standards. What are SEL competencies should students know and be able to demonstrate at different levels? Increasingly states are establishing SEL standards. What do the look like in real life? Why do they matter? And how can educators assess and address those competencies, but formally and informally? In this webinar series, Clark McKown, President of xSEL Labs, will describe five social and emotional competencies, explore what they looks like and why they matter, and share formal and informal methods educators can use to assess and support the development of these competencies. Each webinar will cover a different competence.

Part 1: Social Awareness

  • Describe what social awareness is and what its consequences are in daily life.
  • Articulate formal and informal strategies for assessing social awareness.
  • Plan explicit instruction and ongoing strategies to teach social awareness.

Part 2: Self-Management

  • Describe what social awareness is and what its consequences are in daily life.
  • Articulate formal and informal strategies for assessing social awareness.
  • Plan explicit instruction and ongoing strategies to teach social awareness.

Part 3: How one District Aligns SEL Standards, Assessment, and Practice

In this session, Paul Bauer and Ryan Maas from Traverse Bay Area Intermediate District describe specific tools and strategies they use to assess social and emotional competencies in Michigan’s standards and how they help their teams use the assessment data to support consistent and high-quality SEL practices.

Part 4: Relationship Skills

  • Describe what relationship skills are and their consequences in daily life
  • Articulate formal and informal strategies for assessing relationship skills.
  • Plan explicit instruction and ongoing strategies to teach relationship skills.

Part 5: Self-Awareness

  • Describe what relationship skills are and their consequences in daily life.
  • Articulate formal and informal strategies for assessing relationship skills.
  • Plan explicit instruction and ongoing strategies to teach relationship skills.

Part 6: Responsible Decision-Making

  • Describe what decision-making skills are and what their consequences are in daily life.
  • Articulate formal and informal strategies for assessing responsible decision-making.
  • Plan explicit instruction and ongoing strategies to teach responsible decision-making.​

If you have any questions about how we can help you measure students’ SEL skills, contact us.

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