Practical Strategies to Incorporate SEL in the Classroom in 2024

With the constantly evolving landscape of education, it’s essential that classroom practices keep up with the times. One trend that has gained traction in recent years is Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). It’s no secret that the 2020 pandemic has caused disruption in student learning globally, taking an enormous impact [...]

By |2024-01-16T13:17:53-06:00January 8th, 2024|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL|Comments Off on Practical Strategies to Incorporate SEL in the Classroom in 2024

Why Students Need SEL in Today’s World

In today’s world, students are facing unique and significant challenges. Some of these include increasing rates of anxiety and depression, bullying, the pressures of social media, and heading into an ever-changing and competitive job market – just to name a few! This is why — now more than ever — [...]

By |2024-01-16T13:20:04-06:00January 3rd, 2024|Education, Life Skills|Comments Off on Why Students Need SEL in Today’s World

The Importance of a Valid and Reliable Assessment

  The importance of a research-based, valid and reliable assessment we feel is not understood and it is often overlooked. Most program administrators would want to give a valid and reliable pre-post assessment if they understood the importance of doing so. Here are five critical reasons why a valid and [...]

By |2023-12-11T08:17:47-06:00December 11th, 2023|Education|Comments Off on The Importance of a Valid and Reliable Assessment

Special Education Day 2023

  Saturday marks an incredibly special day – it is Special Education Day! Since 1975, December 2nd has been recognized in the United States as Special Education Day. This day marks the signing of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which allowed students with special needs to access free [...]

By |2023-11-28T08:48:44-06:00November 28th, 2023|Education, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Special Education Day 2023

Seven Factors to Consider When Selecting an Assessment

There has been a lot of talk and a lot of confusion today about how to select a solid assessment for your program. This post is to help remove some of the uncertainty and confusion about selecting an assessment for your program. Here are some simple rules to follow: 1. [...]

By |2023-10-31T10:33:13-05:00October 31st, 2023|Education|Comments Off on Seven Factors to Consider When Selecting an Assessment

5 Tips for Teaching Growth Mindset This School Year

It's a new school year, and as educators, one of our main goals is to help our students achieve success. However, success doesn't just come from academic skills or knowledge. It is also rooted in how we approach challenges and setbacks. This is why fostering a growth mindset in [...]

By |2023-08-14T13:31:34-05:00August 14th, 2023|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Teaching Growth Mindset This School Year

3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

All children, including those with special needs, can benefit from a good foundation in math skills. Mathematics is a language. Just as important as learning to read and write, children need to be exposed to mathematical language and concepts in order to develop a strong foundation upon which to [...]

By |2022-12-16T09:42:12-06:00December 16th, 2022|Education, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic has changed the way we view social-emotional learning (SEL), with educators recognizing its importance more than ever. SEL is a process used to help students develop the skills they need to manage their emotions, build relationships, make responsible decisions and solve problems. With increasing evidence showing how [...]

By |2022-12-12T11:55:38-06:00December 12th, 2022|Education, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

In the past, education has focused mainly on cognitive skills such as reading, writing, math, and science. But today, social emotional learning (SEL) is gaining more attention as educators recognize the importance of teaching students how to navigate their emotions in order to become successful in life. Let's take [...]

By |2022-12-09T12:30:28-06:00December 9th, 2022|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

Many students with special needs struggle with math. This is often due to a combination of difficulty understanding concepts, processing information, and/or retaining information. As a result, these students may require specialized instruction and accommodations in order to succeed in math class. There are a variety of applied [...]

By |2022-12-05T08:29:53-06:00December 4th, 2022|Education, Life Skills, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education
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