Tag: Social-Emotional Learning

The Power of Preventative Emotional Health Programs

Learn why preventative emotional health programs are crucial for promoting emotional well-being and how they’re more effective than reactive strategies in the long run.

Bullying Prevention: How SEL Can Create Positive School Environments

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is an essential aspect of a child’s education. Not only does it create a positive school culture, but it also teaches children essential life skills that they can carry into adulthood. By incorporating SEL into the classroom, educators can help reduce bullying and create a safe and supportive learning environment for all students.

The Importance of Employability Skills in Today’s Job Market

In today’s competitive job market, employers are looking for candidates with strong academic credentials and a range of employability skills. Social and emotional learning (SEL) plays a crucial role in developing these skills and preparing students for the workforce.

The Benefits of Competency-Based Education

The benefits of competency-based education (CBE) includes individualized learning, flexibility, real-world relevance, collaborative learning, and personalized support, which can help students take control of their learning and progress at their own pace.

Improving Teacher Retention with Social-Emotional Learning

The high rate of teacher burnout and turnover in the United States can be addressed through the implementation of SEL practices in schools, which can create a more supportive and empowering classroom environment for both students and teachers, improving academic performance and reducing behavioral issues.

How Counselors Can Create a Positive School Culture

School counselors can promote positive school cultures by using tools to survey student mental health and wellbeing, empowering students through personalized learning, utilizing competency-based learning, creating connections and trust, and promoting positive behaviors.

Building Compassionate Classrooms

Writer and educator, Jennifer Yoo-Brannon, shares her thoughts around cultivating classrooms where there is space for the big emotions that inevitably arise during childhood and adolescence.