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The Power of Addressing the Whole Child: Social and Emotional Learning Skills for Life
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Parent Perceptions of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Competencies and Parent-Child Relationships in Children and Adolescents
In this report, parents of K-12 students were asked to rate their relationship with their child or teens and to rate their child or teen’s social emotional skills and peer relationships in an online survey. This data is part of a larger 3-year clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of the Rethink Ed SEL platform. The initial data reported in this report highlights the importance of SEL during secondary grades. While implementation may pose more difficulties (e.g. class changes, rigorous academics, etc.), SEL may be needed even more during the teen years.
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Capturing Voices from the Field: Experts Discuss Special Education in the COVID-19 Era
Read the key takeaways from an expert Special Education Panel that discussed both challenges and strategies specific to educating during the COVID-19 era. The panel discussed a variety of topics including social-emotional learning, addressing goals and services, managing and amending IEPs, what teachers and parents need most, and the latest from the US DOE.
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Changing SEL Priorities Before and During COVID-19: Results of an Educator Survey
Read the results of our expert-led survey that ranks the perceived priority of SEL curricula areas by educators before and now during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our one hundred and forty-four respondents included teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals, psychologists, and administrators, and the findings reflect their desire to use SEL to fully support the well-being of the whole student, regardless of the learning environments to come.
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SEL is the Key to Success: How SEL Impacts Student Success, Safety, and Equity
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Rethink Ed and Trauma Informed Care
50-66% of children have experienced trauma (Felitte, et al, 1998), it is the responsibility of every educator to build their repertoire of interventions to meet the unique needs of children who come to school having experienced trauma. Given the high rate of children within the school system who have experienced trauma, social emotional learning (SEL) has emerged as a pivotal need for all children.Rethink Ed’s SEL curriculum delivers comprehensive instructional support for children’s development and educational success.