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Using Games to Assess and Personalize Your SEL Instruction
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Jessica Berlinski, Chief Impact Officer at Personalized Learning Games
Hosted by Common Sense Education
Educators today struggle to find engaging, evidence-based Social Emotional Learning (SEL) tools for their students – tools that adapt to the skill level of each student, supporting and challenging them exactly where they need it. Administrators and counselors struggle with easy ways to validly assess SEL skills and screen students for Tier 2 support.
In this recorded webinar, learn how personalized SEL games are uniquely meeting the needs of both Tier 1 and Tier 2 students. Hear about the evidence behind how the skills that these games are improving in students transfer to the “real world,” such as emotion regulation, empathy, impulse control and cooperation. Also hear the latest research on game-based SEL assessment, including how games are being used in schools to easily assess SEL skills, and screen students for Tier 2 support at scale. Experience how games use formative and performance-based methods to produce real-time, reliable data on students’ SEL competencies.
Jessica Berlinski, Chief Impact Officer of Personalized Learning Games, presented the latest research, use cases and gameplay, and walk away with a toolbox full of evidence-based games that you can put into practice immediately in your classroom or small group. This recorded webinar is geared for teachers, counselors, and administrators, specifically at the elementary and middle school level.
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Jessica Berlinski is the Chief Impact Officer of Personalized Learning Games. She has a decade and half of experience leading organizations dedicated to supporting the “whole child” through academic and social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. As Chief Impact Officer of Personalized Learning Games, she helps educators assess and improve students’ SEL skills through games. Jessica speaks on social emotional learning and technology at education conferences nationally, and her work has been featured on National Public Radio and in Newsweek and Forbes. Follow her on Twitter @BerlinskiJess.
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