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The Connection Between SEL and Personalized Learning – Bonus Episode with Blocksi

In this episode, Ernest Dixon, Director of Customer Success at Blocksi, joins for an exploration of the powerful connection between social-emotional learning (SEL) and personalized learning for students. You’ll also hear Ernest unpack these terms and spotlight how Blocksi’s AI-powered classroom management tool can help to integrate SEL and customize learning experiences in your classroom.

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Tips for SEL and Personalized Learning

  • Set clear classroom expectations and norms.
  • Build rapport with students and families.
  • Give students a voice in activities and events.
  • Use Blocksi to create a safe, personalized online environment.


This episode is sponsored by Blocksi, the all-in-one 21st-century school operating system. With Blocksi, teachers can automate their teaching and regain the time otherwise lost to repetitive and administrative tasks. The AI-powered platform streamlines teaching processes, offering advanced functionalities like formative quiz creation, plagiarism detection, and real-time student progress tracking. Say goodbye to the tech hassles and hello to more time for what truly matters: teaching. But that is not all; Blocksi goes beyond classroom monitoring, further ensuring a safe and productive modern learning environment with AI-powered content filtering and threat detection. For focused and safe learning. Head over to to find out more, maybe even book a free demo.


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Blog Author and EdTech Consultant Dr. Monica Burns

Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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