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5 Fun Strategies to Kick-Start Social-Emotional Learning for Back to School
Thursday, August 5, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Presented by Cheryl Lundy Swift, M.Ed., National Presenter, Learning Without Tears; and Tracy Sloper, National Presenter, Territory Manager, Learning Without Tears
Sponsored by Learning Without Tears
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It is important now more than ever to promote and reinforce social-emotional skills. Research studies show students who are taught and modeled social-emotional skills and have the opportunity to practice these skills have positive long-term academic and social outcomes. This recorded edWebinar is designed to equip PreK–1st-grade teachers with the knowledge and practical social-emotional strategies to build a welcoming and supportive environment where children learn integral social-emotional habits like self-management and relationship skills.
At the end of this learning experience, viewers will be able to:
- Create a safe, inclusive learning environment through music and movement that promotes social-emotional skills and celebrates diversity
- Leverage children’s books to facilitate meaningful conversations to build social-emotional skills and promote oral language and comprehension skills
- Integrate social-emotional learning in authentic and fun ways throughout the day
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to educators of PreK–1st-grade students.
About the Presenters
Cheryl Lundy Swift received a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from Virginia Commonwealth University and has been a dedicated educator for over 20 years. Cheryl is the founder and CEO of EduPower, an education consulting firm that empowers school and business leaders, teachers, parents, and students to reach their fullest potential through professional development, coaching, and curricula. Cheryl is an award-winning educational leader, curriculum developer, motivational speaker, and trainer. She served as the lead curriculum developer for Learning Without Tears’ Get Set for School’s Language and Literacy curriculum, which received an AEP Distinguished Achievement Award. In 2017, Cheryl was awarded the Investor Bank’s Educator of the Year Award. Cheryl is currently pursuing her doctorate in educational leadership from Kean University in Union, NJ.
Tracy Sloper received her Preschool Director’s Credential after quickly realizing her passion for children, families, and developmentally appropriate educational experiences. She has more than 28 years of experience in the early education and supplemental tutoring industries and has dedicated her career to helping educate and inspire children. She currently consults and trains for early education programs in a highly competitive educational market. She also has helped lead numerous families with helping their children reach their educational goals through personalized tutoring. Tracy is committed to helping parents, children, educators, and professionals discover the Handwriting Without Tears program.
Closed captioning will be added to the recording within 2 weeks of the live presentation.
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Learning Without Tears’ mission in today’s changing learning landscape is to ensure that the path to student success remains simple and fun. We provide child-friendly, hands-on, innovative instruction for early learning, handwriting, keyboarding, and writing strategies, and our programs reach more than 31 million students in Pre-K through fifth grade.
- Thursday, August 5, 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
- Event Tags:
- early childhood, relationship skills, self-management, social-emotional learning
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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