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                The 3 Waves of SEAL

                Have you ever felt the need to take back control of your own teaching?  Felt the need to re-empower yourself in your own classroom?  Me too.  I've felt defeated and run down by the challenges not only of the job, but the evolving needs of our students.  But things...

                Implement SEL Successfully with the ARTs

                Hey everyone, I’m Elizabeth and I love helping other caring, creative teachers bring the Arts into their classroom!  I especially love doing this through SEAL: Social-Emotional Artistic Learning. If this topic interests you, you are in the right place.  Talking about...

                How to Use Music to Calm Your Students – Soundtracking

                Playing music in your classroom is a great way to create a sense of calm and focus. Want to know how? In this video, I'm going to show you how to Soundtrack your classroom in 6 simple steps. This SEAL strategy is a teacher favorite in my SEAL Teacher Training course...

                3 Ways to Create a Safe Community for Learning

                Let me READ this article to you! Just click play! Taking the time to build a sense of community in your classroom is paramount to your students' success.  Why?  <<<Spoiler Alert>>> It helps with everything!  All year! When students feel like they are...

                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.  (And you know who your starfish are.)  It's funny, we don't always think this as we stand in front of our class or correcting countless papers,...

                The Role Teachers Play in SEL

                Your reach as an educator is vast!  In other words, you have so much potential and so many opportunities to make a difference in your students’ lives.I don’t know about you, but I got into teaching to do just that.  I wanted to make a difference in my students' lives...

                Arts Integration Frame of Mind

                I remember one year, I had a couple of students who really wanted to put on a play in response to a story we had read.  They asked if they could work during recess and during any free time they had.  My gut reaction was, “No way!  That’s too much work, it’s going to...

                Music: Key to Happiness

                Music has a great impact on the body and to the soul.   It affect your social and emotional well-being.  Every song you hear can affect you and at times remind you of the different experiences in your life. It can sometimes make or break you. Oftentimes, music can...

                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...