Helpful Ideas

18 01, 2018

 Strengthen Your MTSS and PBIS Frameworks With SEL

By | 2018-01-16T14:56:32+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Last fall, we provided tips and strategies to help you incorporate Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) into your MTSS and PBIS frameworks. But SEL can go beyond supporting interventions and instruction — social and emotional data also can be a powerful tool for gaining insight into students’ specific needs and guiding decision-making. Data is the [...]

11 01, 2018

How Mindfulness Fits into the SEL Framework

By | 2018-01-08T16:03:18+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

How Mindfulness Fits into the SEL Framework Schools are increasingly recognizing the power of social and emotional skills and their positive impact on students’ success. As such, new programs are being developed to encourage social and emotional skill development, including things like self-management and empathy. Social and emotional learning (SEL) and mindfulness are highly complimentary [...]

28 12, 2017

3 Ways to Reinforce Digital Citizenship with SEL

By | 2017-12-27T14:56:23+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Technology has transformed nearly every aspect of our lives — and schools are no exception. It deeply impacts how students learn, access information, and communicate and interact with others. Social and emotional skills are critical to helping students learn how to be good digital citizens. These skills give students the tools they need to navigate [...]

21 12, 2017

4 Tips to Recharge This Winter Break

By | 2017-12-21T16:05:42+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Homework for Educators: Recharge Over Winter Break to Avoid Burnout For educators, it’s almost second nature to make sacrifices for students. Every year, you make a physical and emotional investment to support your school and students and ensure they succeed. Yet, without a healthy work-life balance, many educators experience high levels of stress, which may [...]

7 12, 2017

Looking for a Social and Emotional Assessment? Evo SEL Aligns with Many Popular SEL Programs!

By | 2017-12-19T14:49:27+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Helpful Ideas, Research, SEL|0 Comments

Improve Your SEL Program with Actionable, Evidence-Based Data Assessments are integral to any social and emotional learning (SEL) program. Data is a powerful tool to help educators identify students’ needs and, through progress monitoring, strengthen the quality of instruction. Assessments also can be used to help school or program leadership evaluate the effectiveness and ROI [...]

30 11, 2017

5 Activities to Support Students Through the Holidays

By | 2017-12-01T18:41:52+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Fun, Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

Support Students Through the Holidays with SEL It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the holiday season also brings with it stress and unhappiness for some — and adults aren’t the only ones affected. Educators can help students find joy during the holidays by building social and emotional skills that teach [...]

23 11, 2017

Change is Hard: Moving Educators into New Paradigms

By | 2017-11-20T16:14:45+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

   Many argue that lecture-style instruction to “passive students” is the way of the past. Today’s 21st century tech-savvy, digital native students require much more engaging learning experiences such as blended learning, personalized learning, collaborative learning, and learning through digital and online media. Yet, veteran educators may find these new tactics challenging and even threatening. [...]

16 11, 2017

SEL and Your Community: Five Ideas for Involving Community Members to Support Your Students

By | 2017-12-21T20:37:10+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Helpful Ideas, SEL|0 Comments

5 Ideas for Connecting SEL to Your Local Community Brainstorming ways to support students and their social, emotional, and academic needs? Try looking outside of school and students’ homes. Consider reaching out to local community leaders to promote social and emotional learning (SEL) and academic achievement. Here are five ideas to get you started. Afterschool [...]