social emotional

3 Reasons To Try Out Tract This School Year

Have you tried out Tract yet? Teachers interested in bringing project-based learning to their classroom, fostering collaboration and building social-emotional skills, or looking for a platform to support Genius Hour, can use Tract to reach all of these goals. It’s free for teachers right now with my special code. Tract is full of resources and […]

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3 Quick Tips to Support Social-Emotional Learning

The past two school years have been unlike any other in the past. For many students, teachers, and families, there have been shifts between in-person and online instruction that have made building classroom community and relationships especially challenging. So as you head back to school this year, you probably have social-emotional learning on the mind. There […]

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How to Incorporate SEL into Microsoft Teams

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate social-emotional learning goals into your everyday practice this school year, Microsoft Teams has you covered. A new feature in MS Teams called Reflect lets students share how they are feeling. It can open up a dialogue between teachers and students throughout the school year. You can incorporate SEL into […]

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Interactive Activities for Teaching About Safety

Regular readers of the blog know that I love sharing tips and strategies for digital activities. When it comes to teaching about safety topics, you can head straight to Capstone Connect to find high-quality, high-interest resources. With ebooks and articles on a wide range of topics, this resource gives you quick access to safety-related content […]

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6 Ways to Reinforce SEL with K-3 Students this Summer

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is essential during the school year, but the learning and engagement don’t need to stop during the summer months. If you listen to my Easy EdTech Podcast, you might remember the conversation I had with Krista Leh earlier this year all about social-emotional learning. It’s a topic I’ve featured a few times […]

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8 Strategies to Level Up Your Brain Breaks — Easy EdTech Podcast 107

There are many ways to help your students refocus during class, but brain breaks can be a great way to give them a little break and allow them time for self-regulation. In this episode, you’ll learn what brain breaks are, why they work, and some activities that you can use with your class right away! […]

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Social-Emotional Learning in the Digital World with Krista Leh — Easy EdTech Podcast 104

In this episode, Krista Leh shares tips, stories and strategies for social-emotional learning in the digital world. You’ll hear ideas for supporting SEL initiatives at your school and district, and how to incorporate SEL skill-building opportunities into every classroom. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts Stitcher Spotify […]

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Talk About Tough Topics with Virtual Expert Panels

Talking about tough topics is essential for students. But having these challenging conversations might feel like a significant obstacle to overcome. This year, the team at Nepris has set up a series of free, live discussions with virtual expert panels. We know that students have instant access to information on so many topics — including […]

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5 Ways to Prioritize SEL in the STEM Classroom

This SEL in the STEM classroom event is sponsored by Unruly Studios. All opinions are my own. How can you prioritize social-emotional learning in the STEM classroom? Later this month, I’ll share five ways to make SEL a priority in your STEM classroom this school year. Join us for this free webinar! You’ll also get […]

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Use PebbleGo Health to Teach SEL to Elementary Students

Do you support K-3 readers with health education? Regular readers of the blog know I’m a big fan of PebbleGo. You might remember my posts on creative project-based learning activities that incorporate this excellent resource. You might recall that earlier this year, I shared how they have supported teachers and families during school closures, too. […]

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