Helping ELL Students with SEL At Home (Ayudando a los estudiantes que no hablan Inglés con las habilidades sociales y emocionales (HSE) en casa)20200603110023

Helping ELL Students with SEL At Home (Ayudando a los estudiantes que no hablan Inglés con las habilidades sociales y emocionales (HSE) en casa)

ACT | Mawi Learning TeamJune 3, 2020, , , , , 0 comments
Every educator knows that families are critical to student success, and families now play a unique role as at-home educators through distance learning...
Putting SEL into Action During COVID-19 (A recap of our recent webinar with partner school, McPherson Middle School)20200528110058

Putting SEL into Action During COVID-19 (A recap of our recent webinar with partner school, McPherson Middle School)

ACT | Mawi Learning TeamMay 28, 2020, , , , , , 0 comments
While social emotional learning has been at the forefront of whole-child focused learning for the last few years, it’s been given an even brighter spo...
What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Social and Emotional Skill Development20200527123116

What COVID-19 Can Teach Us About Social and Emotional Skill Development

As we find ourselves in the middle of this current global pandemic, we wondered, ”Are there any signs of growth at a broad level with our students?”. ...
COVID-19 Continues: How Worried are High School Students?20200520110055

COVID-19 Continues: How Worried are High School Students?

Let’s face it: COVID-19 has many of us worried. Whether we are worrying about job loss and economic implications, the health of friends and family mem...
How Parents Can Help Stem a COVID-19 Learning Slide20200514110039

How Parents Can Help Stem a COVID-19 Learning Slide

ACT | Mawi Learning TeamMay 14, 2020, , , , 0 comments
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and suddenly caused school closures across the country, educators were left to determine—often with uncertain resources...
Staying Connected: Maintaining Meaningful Teacher-Student Connections During COVID-1920200513110049

Staying Connected: Maintaining Meaningful Teacher-Student Connections During COVID-19

Jill McVey, PhDMay 13, 2020, , , , 0 comments
If you are reading this, chances are your life has been changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. You may be working from home full-time and juggling multiple...
A Formative Approach to SEL Assessment20200506110019

A Formative Approach to SEL Assessment

Jason Way, PhDMay 6, 2020, , , , 0 comments
Social and emotional learning (SEL) has risen in popularity and relevance in the last 10-15 years; perhaps never so relevant as in current times, wher...
SEL and Equity: Follow the Data (A Recap of our recent EdWeek Webinar)20200430110007

SEL and Equity: Follow the Data (A Recap of our recent EdWeek Webinar)

Jessica HeitnerApril 30, 2020, , , , 0 comments
Members from across ACT (Social, Emotional, and Academic Research, Center for Equity in Learning, and SEL Curricula and Assessment) recently partnered...
Developing Teamwork (or Ways We Can Work Together to Get Through COVID-19)20200423110014

Developing Teamwork (or Ways We Can Work Together to Get Through COVID-19)

Kate E. Walton, PhDApril 23, 2020, , , 0 comments
We are well into our second month of dealing with the fallout of COVID-19. We continue to be challenged in ways we never expected....
Developing your Curiosity (or Some Ways to Look at the World in a Different Light Despite the Constraints Imposed by COVID-19)20200416123055

Developing your Curiosity (or Some Ways to Look at the World in a Different Light Despite the Constraints Imposed by COVID-19)

Alex Casillas, Ph.D.April 16, 2020, , , 0 comments
By now you may be in week four of engaging in new routines as a result of COVID-19: working from home (or continuing to work at your workplace if you ...