Resources Tagged With: SEL

Community Education

Executive Functions: What They Are and How to Support Them [presentation]

Studies show that Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is a critical factor to success, even more so than academics. SEL and Executive Functioning go hand in hand. Together they represent the missing puzzle piece for education. Learn more from Vivien Keil, PhD and Vanessa Fasoli, ACC, about these important areas and how they relate to success in home, school and life.  Read more ›

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Free, Flexible Strategies for Social Emotional Learning [presentation]

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 ›

Community Education

Supporting the Executive Functions in the Classroom [presentation]

In this Community Educations session for educators, Sand Hill School’s Alixanne Agnew defines executive functioning, examines individual “functions,” and discusses strategies for building and supporting executive functioning in the classroom, including behavioral strategies and technology supports. Read more ›

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Social Emotional Learning: Best Practices [presentation]

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 ›

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Nurturing Social Emotional Learning in Young Children [downloadable]

toddler-Social and emotional learning (SEL) involves the processes through which children and adults 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. Read more ›

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Developmental Milestones Checklists for Infants and Young Children [downloadable]

checklist-milestonesDevelopmental milestones are behaviors and skills that most children demonstrate at a given age. It’s important to note that all children develop differently. Milestone checklists provide examples of typical development progress at that age. Read more ›

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Collaboration with Specialists [video]

See how teachers and specialists at the Children’s Health Council work together to meet children’s needs at Sand Hill School. Read more ›

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Social & Emotional Skills [video]

Children develop and practice social and emotional skills at Sand Hill School. Read more ›

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Building Confidence in Shy Kids

shy girlQ: How do I help my shy child develop confidence?
A: Build confidence based on her strengths and provide opportunities for her to practice being outgoing. Read more ›

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Helping Your Child Forge Friendships

friends-516341_1280While every parent hopes that his child will fit in and be accepted, making friends is not easy for all children. Many families share similar stories: “My son was excited when he started first grade, but now he seems sad and prefers to play by himself,” or, “Our daughter doesn’t like going to school anymore. She plays sick to avoid it. Her teacher says it’s possible she may be getting bullied at recess.” Some children have a hard time making friends because of impulsive, anxious or introverted behavior. They need more help than their socially-adept peers for learning how to relate to and interact with others. If your child is struggling with social skills, prepare him with strategies that help him feel confident and ready to forge new friendships. Read more ›