It’s time to teach SEAL!

 

You know that the ARTs are an amazing way to engage your students in authentic learning experiences.  

Now, you can learn how to integrate the arts with social-emotional learning when you learn how to teach SEAL!

SEAL is a proactive approach to explicitly teach

social-emotional skills through the arts.

It is a branch of arts integration as it couples the naturally differentiating, highly engaging and emotionally charged power of the arts with the high need of developing social-emotional competencies.

If you’re a caring, creative teacher who is ready to start teaching SEAL, be sure to sign up for my FREE online workshop!

Free SEAL Workshop

Watch this quick video to learn what SEAL is all about!

Are You interested in some FREE SEAL Tools?  Check these out!

Download these 14 ideas for Building Relationships with your students!  Included are small, medium and larger ideas to fit the time you have.

Use this SEAL Tool to build self-awareness and talk about emotions.  Great for  SEL conversations throughout your curriculum!

With these Situation Cards, you can practice identifying emotions, build responsible decision making skills and develop empathy!

Be the teacher your students need! 

Be a SEAL Teacher!

Join SEAL Teacher Training and learn the mindset, methods and integration of SEAL so that you can transform your teaching and develop your students’ social-emotional learning through the ARTS!

Check out our library of posts containing information and tons of ideas for SEAL!

SEL Song Lyrics

What better way to teach students about Social Emotional Learning than through the ARTS?  A colleague of mine said it best: "Art IS SEL!"   And if music is an expression of humanity, then music is a way we can learn about our abilities to love and be loved, to...

Put the A in SEAL

It's time to put the A in SEL!  Why? You are now charged with the mission to bring SEL into your classroom! In fact, EVERY single teacher I talk to not only knows what SEL is, but knows how much their students NEED development in their social-emotional development....

Music Sets the Tone

In recent weeks, I've been researching out how to use music as a tool for focusing and working in preparation for one of the focuses of this year's Winter Teacher Art Retreat. We probably have all experienced music (or the lack of it) in a variety of places:...

Empower Yourself with SEAL

Do you feel EMPOWERED in your classroom? Woah, that's a loaded question, right? Well, that's what this 30 minute mini-workshop teaches us. It was originally given live on Facebook to help teachers understand how they can effectively empower themselves.  If you missed...

There’s Meaning Behind the Screaming

This past week, I was fortunate enough to go and see two of my favorite bands play.  It was so exciting!  Three Days Grace and Disturbed took the stage and rocked the arena!  I was on my feet, singing and screaming the entire time. Man.  Does hard rock music do it for...

3 Important things to Remember as You Teach from Home

If you are like me, you’ve been teaching remotely now for about 3 or more weeks and, to be honest, there are many more weeks ahead.  Remote teaching is now a reality for so many of us now.  You’ve probably been swamped with resources and expectations, but hopefully...

3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Students

One of the most valuable things you can do for yourself as a teacher is to build trust with your students and THAT boils down to one word: RELATIONSHIPS. Let's look at 3 ways you can build that trust with your students in this video here. Happy viewing!    ...

Soundtracking, Silent Reading & Building Stamina

Reading stamina has been the focus of my 4th grade class these last few days.  I have been working hard through the guidance of The Daily 5 to instruct my students in my expectations for them to read independently when I need to take small groups of students. Now...