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American schools have become increasingly data-driven in many important ways. School officials often rely on measurement and data for long-term strategic planning, budgeting and curriculum selection. However, they often do […]
Their surroundings may be idyllic, but educators in one Cape Cod district found themselves confronting the struggles experienced by systems across the nation. Barnstable Public Schools (5,300 students) had over […]
Questions from three leading assessments. Panorama Social Emotional Learning Survey The rating scale ranges from “almost never” to “almost always.” Student perception assessment Self-efficacy: How confident are you that you […]
Many educators have accepted that SEL curricula can have a positive impact on everything from student mental and physical well-being to academics, attendance and graduation rates. In fact, a February […]
How can district leaders guarantee that they will get accurate and actionable results from SEL assessments? What are the biggest challenges? “You need to ensure that you have a consistent […]
Most schools have adopted emergency plans to respond to active shooter events. But in a new book, Amanda Klinger reports that these plans often don’t address more likely situations such as severe […]
Leaders at Madison County Public Schools spent two years creating and improving tiered student support systems. For this work, we earned the Virginia Department of Education’s Distinction in Implementation of […]
The alarming rate of school shootings in recent years has led to the creation of emergency notification systems that can send various types of messages to multiple devices, including live […]
Co-principals Shy-Quon Ely II and Brooke Beavers recently took over Elder W. Diggs School 42, a struggling campus that Indianapolis Public Schools restarted as an innovation school. Beavers and Ely, […]
The recent success of Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, the documentary about Fred Rogers and his groundbreaking children’s television program, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, has educators returning to the program’s social-emotional lessons.
CASEL offers tools that provide guidance and support for districts and schools to implement high-quality, evidence-based SEL. casel.org/resources-support LINK TO MAIN ARTICLE: Social-emotional learning: Won’t you be my model?
Embedding language instruction into CTE programs can help close what some educators see as an “opportunity gap” faced by students learning English. And participating in the hands-on projects of CTE […]