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                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...

                Success with SEAL

                As with any method you adopt or course you take, you want to make sure it is worth your time, energy and effort.  I get it!  I'm a practical girl and if what I'm doing isn't really helping me personally or professionally, then I don't really want to spend the time on...

                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...

                Why Should YOU Teach SEL?

                Social-emotional learning is the first step in a successful classroom community.  If a student is secure in their social-emotional learning, that's when the real learning takes place. How can you accomplish all of this and so much more?  With SEAL: Social-Emotional...

                How to Soundtrack your Remote Classroom

                Soundtracking your classroom helps with students' calm and focus and can reduce their anxiety while creating an atmosphere for learning. Soundtracking can benefit your students so much - even online!  In this video, you will learn how to set up, test and play music to...

                Sharing Friendly Fridays – Making Origami Lotus Flowers

                For the last two months, my class has been doing something special each Friday: Friendly Fridays.  These are small activities that build on Social Relationships between classmates.  In the past they have made notes and pictures for each other and practiced writing and...

                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...

                How to Make Playdough and Use it for SEL

                Making homemade playdough is easy and fun!  (A little messy too, but that can just add to the fun.)  Making playdough is something you could assign to your students.  Then, have them use it for sculpting assignments or stress relief.  (Great for some SEL!) Our focus...

                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...