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AACTE realizes there are significant barriers the COVID-19 pandemic has created to support students’ social-emotional development within a distance learning environment. Maintaining connection when teachers and students no longer share the same physical space can be daunting. The following resources offer considerations, recommendations, and best practices for nurturing students remotely.
How to Support Social-Emotional Learning in a Distance Learning Environment
In this webinar, Fullerton School District offers considerations when planning distance learning instructional experiences.
Supporting Student Social Emotional Learning (Distance Learning)
EdTech Classrooms gives tips and tricks for supporting student SEL needs remotely in this webinar.
Common Sense Education presents three strategies that offer social-emotional support during uncertain times in this webinar.
5 Ways to Build Effective Social and Emotional Learning Environments Online
This podcast features Amy Cranston, author of “Creating Social and Emotional Learning Environments.
Despite Coronavirus Shutdown, Decatur Teachers Find Ways to Stay Connected with Students – article by Herald & Review
Rutgers Expert Discusses How to Talk to Students About COVID-19 – article by Newswise
How to Support Students Through a Stressful Transition – article by The Chronicle of Higher Education
Prioritizing Self-Care While Working From Home – article by Edutopia
Five Ways Mindfulness Can Support Educators During a Crisis – article by EdSurge
Website: Modeling SEL During Distance Learning –Transforming Education identifies programs and practices to support students in building the mindsets and skills they need to thrive.
Website: Free online SEL lessons during the COVID-19 school closure –School Connect and SEL Launchpad offer SEL lessons online.
Whitepaper: Building Developmental Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis – Search Institute provides a checklist on relationship-building steps to help students.