Presented by Dr. Katherine Gull, EL Program Coordinator, Frederick County Public Schools (MD); Simón Miera, Senior Partner Success Manager, TalkingPoints; and Kate Pechacek, Senior Director of Partner Success, TalkingPoints
In this edWebinar, Dr. O’Tasha Morgan from Richland School District Two in South Carolina shares her experience implementing mindsets-based SEL, including practical strategies and innovative approaches to incorporate the 7 essential elements.
Presented by Dr. Russell Booker, Executive Director of the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) and former District 7 Superintendent, Spartanburg, SC
According to Davis, Fuller, Jackson, Pittman, and Sweet (2007), the definition of digital equity is “equal access and opportunity to digital tools, resources, and services to support an increase in digital knowledge, awareness, and skills.” In a recent edWebinar, Sarah Thomas, Educator, and Founder of the EduMatch movement, Nicol Howard, Assistant Professor, School of Education at University of Redlands, CA, and Regina Schaffer, Technology Specialist at Middletown Township School District, NJ, embrace this definition and explain that school districts need to consider four critical components in their drive to close the digital equity gap happening in K-12 districts and classrooms.
A social-emotional learning (SEL) curriculum adds valuable lessons to a student’s normal school day that will help propel them beyond academic success and onto success in life too. No matter the program, there are common practices that lead to creating a successful and sustainable SEL environment. The presenters of “7 Must-Haves for Successful and Sustainable Social-Emotional Learning” reviewed these common practices and shared how they work in their district and school.