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SEAL Articles and Ideas

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                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,...

                Build Relationships During Remote Learning

                Distance learning can have its challenges, but even if you teach from home, you can still build relationships with your students!  Online instruction doesn’t have to limit how to stay connected with your students.  In fact, these 5 teacher tips for remote learning...

                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...

                One Teacher Self-Care Strategy that Works

                Drained? Overwhelmed?​ You know teacher self-care is important and here’s a strategy that works! These self care activities for a tough day will help you when you are in a moment of stress and anxiety.  Pull yourself out of that distress with these quick self-care...

                Artful Community

                At the beginning of the school year, teachers want to send a message to their students:  “We are a community of learners, together we will challenge each other and share with one another.” We have a variety of ways to go about doing this and for some, they try to do...

                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...

                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...

                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...

                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...