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We know that Arts Integration is an amazing way to engage our students in authentic learning experiences.  Now, you can learn how to integrate them with Social-Emotional Learning through SEAL!

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Learn more about how the Arts can be integrated with SEL in these informative articles.
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Next Course will be Available in March, 2020!

Learn how you can empower yourself to reach and teach your students as you integrate the Arts with SEL in this amazing, online course!  There are options for graduate credit too.

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Get started right away with SEAL with this Starter Kit. Included are how all the social-emotional learning competencies are naturally connected to the arts, 4 SEAL activities, 2 of our most popular SEAL lessons and our best SEAL tool: the emotion wheel. 
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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...

DIY Bulletin Boards

Bulletin boards!  Maybe you love 'em... Maybe you hate 'em...  But if you are a teacher or you work in a school, you probably have had to make a few. Now, there are many ways you can go about creating and designing these wall attractions and so many ideas out there on...

Who is Your Starfish?

A big part of being a SEAL teacher is having the frame of mind where you understand how important you are to your students.  It's funny, we don't always think this as we stand in front of our class or correcting countless papers, but it's true.  And you just never...

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...

What makes SEAL not a program?

Picture it - It's the beginning of the school year and you have just set up your classroom.  (ok... most of your classroom)  and your principal has just called over the intercom that the first staff meeting of the school year is about to begin in 5 minutes. You gather...

Everyone Has a Backstory

Be it out in the open, or shut behind closed doors, We all have a story - one that defines who we are how we behave the choices we make. When I looked inside one child's story the other day I saw sadness and grief. And in another's there was loneliness And another's...

5 Reasons You MUST Attend the SEAL Retreat

If you've attended a SEAL Retreat in the past, you already know how much you need to be there again this year. However, if you have never been, this is the year! Need some convincing?  Ok... Here are 5 reasons you absolutely MUST attend the SEAL Retreat! (And if you...

Friendly Hearts

Hearts don't have to just mean love, certainly not romance.  Hearts can also be a symbol of kindness and friendship.   I love finding new ways to promote kindness and friendship in my classroom for our Friendly Fridays.  While scrolling through Facebook the other day,...