EdRev (Education Revolution) is a day of information, resources, celebration and community for students who learn differently and the families and professionals who support them. At EdRev 2017, Sand Hill School’s Nick Ratcliff discusses the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) and provides strategies that can be integrated in the classroom, at home, and throughout the day. Read more ›
Social Emotional Learning
Did you know 85% of brain development occurs before the age of 5? And toddler’s brains develop more than one hundred trillion brain connections? It’s a very important time of life, filled with potential. Early childhood program manager Dr. Melanie Hsu and doctoral intern Nicole Stettler share their expertise on developmental milestones in the areas of motor skills, cognitive development, communication, social-emotional development, and more. Read more ›
In this class, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Kendra Evans Fraka covers the ABCs of behavior and provides an overview of developmental milestones, neurological and emotional disorders, and strategies for new behaviors. Read more ›
In this class for educators, Lisa Parnello, MEd, DP and Sand Hill Teacher & Instructional Coach Valerie Stephens discuss learning differences (LD) and their signs, the social-emotional impacts of LD, and classroom strategies that work. Read more ›
In this community education session for educators, Sand Hill School’s Nick Ratcliff and Elaine Antipuesto explain the five social-emotional (SEL) learning core competencies and review SEL best practices. Read more ›
Social Emotional Learning involves the processes through which people acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
This presentation given by Sand Hill School’s Cindy Lopez and Christine Wang, Teen Mental Health Initiative, covers SEL’s relationship to academics, physical development and executive functioning, and how to foster SEL at school and home. Read more ›
The Jed Foundation (JED) empowers teens and young adults with the skills and support to grow into healthy, thriving adults. JED believes in a comprehensive, public health approach to promoting emotional and mental health and preventing suicide.
JED aims to ensure more teens and young adults get access to the resources and support they need to navigate life’s challenges.
Parents Helping Parents (PHP) helps families who have children of any age with special needs.
PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. Read more ›
Which emotions do you associate with males that define masculinity? How well do you handle emotions such as sadness, frustration, vulnerability, shame, or fear?
This presentation discusses emotional development and the emotional development of boys and men. Learn about some of the myths regarding emotional development and how parents can help their sons to both express and manage emotions. Read more ›