Allison Teicher - Mini Course: Social Emotional Learning in the Secondary Classroom

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Social Emotional Intelligence in the Secondary Classroom

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  • You can identify basic emotions such as: happiness, sadness, and anger.
  • You can understand the need for socializing outside of the classroom.
  • You can recognize the importance of socializing inside of the classroom.
  • You are able to read and write about emotions.
  • You have access to an Internet connection and a digital device that can access our course's web-pages.

Course Objectives

You will be able to:

  • Define Social Emotional Intelligence Learning.
  • Analyze the benefits and detriments of this type of learning in the classroom.
  • Assess the importance of Social Emotional Intelligence learning in the classroom.
  • Evaluate the beneficial and challenging aspects of working with the Social Emotional Intelligence model of learning.
  • Produce a Social Emotional Intelligence activity of their own, using the guidelines presented.

Course Units

Unit 1: Defining Social Emotional Learning

Brief overview

Unit 2: The Benefits and Detriments of Social Emotional Learning

Brief Overview

Unit 3: Evaluating the Social Emotional Model

Brief Overview

Unit 4: Creating Social Emotional Activities in the Classroom

Brief Overview

Additional Resources

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)

Roger Weissberg, CASEL Chief Knowledge Officer’s Outlook on SEL