social emotional

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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How Olympians and Athlete Mentors are Inspiring Kids

When I first connected with the team at Classroom Champions, I couldn’t wait to share it with my readers. Students across the world are facing school closures and the possibility of finishing the school year at home. The high-quality resources from Classroom Champions are all about inspiring kids in the classroom and beyond. They are […]

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Ways for Quiet Kids to Share Their Voice

Part of honoring student voice in the classroom is providing multiple ways for students to share what they have learned. Regular readers of the blog (sign up here) know that I love sharing EdTech strategies. This includes ways for them to participate with more options than raising their hand for a whole class discussion. I’ve […]

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A Full Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum for Schools

How do you integrate social-emotional learning into your instruction? Finding high-quality resources that address social-emotional learning (SEL) can be a struggle. I visit lots of schools that are making an effort to incorporate SEL principles into teaching and learning this school year. If you’re looking for a Social-Emotional Learning curriculum to use in your school, […]

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Build Classroom Community with a Creative Project — Easy EdTech Podcast 030

In this episode we’ll discuss how to build classroom community while addressing skills like speaking and listening, digital citizenship, and computer literacy. You will hear how to start  the school year by providing a way for students to creatively introduce themselves and share their interests and goals for the school year. Subscribe to the podcast […]

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10 Book Creator SEL Projects for Your Classroom

Is there such a thing as an SEL project? We know that students interact with a variety of content across the school day. These moments provide rich opportunities for them to learn about new topics in any and every subject area. When it comes to integrating social-emotional learning goals into your content area instruction, the […]

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