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What are some of your favorite resources and ideas for incorporating social and emotional learning into your classroom?

May 9, 2017 4:51pm

Let's share tips, tricks, and resources for incorporating social and emotional skills, like mindfulness, empathy, persistence, and gratitude, into the classroom on a regular basis. What have you tried that worked for you? What might you try next year in your class? Do you have plans to develop ideas over the summer?

  • Arts / English Language Arts / Foreign Language / Math / Physical Education / Science / Social Studies / Technology / Other
  • Pre K-12
  • Assessment / Behavior / Celebrating Teachers / Class Culture / Coaching / Common Core / Differentiation / Digital Literacy / Engagement / English Language Learners / New Teachers / Next Generation Science Standards / Planning / Special Education / Tch DIY: Certified
  • Student Collaboration / Teacher Collaboration

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    • May 14, 2017 12:09am

      We use Second Step as well and I think it is really great. I also highly recommend Responsive Classroom. I have been to one of their workshops and subscribe to their newsletter. I have some of their publications too and they are fantastic.
      https://www.responsiveclassroom.org/

      • Jun 4, 2017 12:21am

        I have use Responsive Classroom and "The Seven Habits of Happy Kids" book by Covey. I use the book as a foundation to teach each habit and referring to them through out the year. There are posters available.

        • May 10, 2017 5:09am

          Our elementary school uses Second Step curriculum. We have been using community circles to check in with each other and do quick lessons on SEL. Today we focused on reading body language and how to ask a friend what they need. Engineering projects are also a great place to embed SEL.