Recording of Introduction to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Complete this asynchronous event by end of day, August 21, 2022.

Please register online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEL

This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEL track, however all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEL credit PD sessions for your certificate, as it will give you important foundational knowledge.

This introductory workshop will provide an overview of what systemic SEL looks like in a learning environment, discuss core competencies at the elementary, middle, and high school level, cover effective approaches for enacting it at the classroom level, and present recent research that substantiates its importance on a range of outcomes, including academic achievement and behavior. In this session, you will learn about the process through which children/adolescents understand and manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Presenter: Ashley Banta, TLC GA

To earn credit for this module, please respond to the prompt below in a short paragraph and mail your response to by August 21, 2022. Use the title of the workshop in your email subject line.

Pick one of the case studies (Elementary, Middle, or High School) from the presentation. Then, explain how the case study demonstrates (1) understanding and managing emotions, setting and achieving positive goals, feeling and showing empathy for others, establishing and maintaining positive relationships, and making responsible decisions OR (2) the 5 core competencies of SEL. 

Sunday, August 21, 2022 11:59pm
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