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SEL Workshop

Integrating SEL into Social Studies Content
LA County Office of Education Workshop
October 23, 2019

Agenda

Objective: Teachers will learn to integrate Social-Emotional Learning activities and strategies into their content instruction. Link http://bit.ly/lacoeSEL to Presentation.

8:30 – Introduction
Why SEL?
Assessing SEL Readiness
Integrating SEL into Class Instruction
SEL Quickwrites
Conversation Calendars
Reflective Grading to Improve Self-Awareness

10:00 – Break

Reinforce Responsible Decision-Making with Exam Wrappers
Enhancing Empathy & Promoting Social Awareness with Historical Content
Holocaust Reflections
Gethsemane Moments
Empathy Mapping Activity – The Death of Socrates

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch – SEL Book Pass

Refining Relationship Skills w Appreciation Apples
Improving School Culture & Climate – Meeting LCAP Goals
Using Quickwrites to Improve Teacher-Student Relationships
Enriching Executive Function with Goal-Plan-Do-Review
Review Tech Tools for SEL 

2:30 – Review & Set Goals
Evaluation
Additional Resources

Readings
The Teens Are Not Alright
How to Integrate Social Emotional Learning into Common Core
Integrating SEL & Academics
Addressing Executive Function at the Secondary Level
Standard Interventions for Executive Functions
Gates-CZI Research on EF (pp. 20-25)
Executive Function Questionnaire (Dawson & Guare)
Resources for Social and Emotional Learning From The New York Times
Role Play as an SEL Teaching Tool by Kristin Stuart Valdes
Learning About Innovative Approaches to SEL by Transforming Education

Video Resource
https://schoolguide.casel.org/how-it-works/

Tools
Integrating SEL & Academics Planning Tool
Transforming Ed SEL Integration Approach for Classroom Educators
EdWeek How Teachers Can Build Social Emotional Learning Skills
Self Assessing Social and Emotional Instruction and Competencies
Best Practices in Social Emotional Learning – WASA & Hanover Research
Incorporating Social and Personal Competencies into Classroom Instruction and Educator Effectiveness
Teaching the Whole Child (Yoder, 2014)
Keeping SEL at the Center Toolkit

Listening & Speaking PD

Integrating Listening & Speaking into Social Studies Instruction
Glendale Unified School District
October 9 & 10, 2018

12:00 – Listening Instruction

  • Teach Listening First
  • Julian Treasure – RASA
  • Listenwise
  • 15 Minute History
  • Find content for your class

12:30  – StoryCorps

  • One Small Step
  • Vietnam Veteran Interviews
  • 9/11 Oral History Project

1:00 – Socratic Smackdown

  • Emoluments Clause
  • Scoring Coach Cards
  • Grading standards-based reflections

1:30 – Civil Conversation

  • Curriculum Library
  • Reflection/Debriefing

2:00 – Creating Speaking Assignments

  • Discussion Models (whole class, small group, individual)
  • Speaking Scaffolds (Confidence Monitor/Teleprompter)
  • ACOVA

2:30 – Assessing Speaking Assignments

  • PVLEGS
  • Flipgrid

The presentation can be accessed and copied here.