Five magic questions to help parents fight SEL
CHILD FIND Teacher Training: “How To” For Teachers To Find Kids With Mental Health Problems: Webinar Plus Actual Written Presentation:
Webinar on Child Find
Written script from the webinar on Child Find
BOSS APP for teachers to monitor behavior
School mental health - PBIS
B-STEP ED 041868 Behavioral Science Teacher Education (2 parts)
Chester Finn on SEL self-esteem
CASEL Conference on SEL
A very good article from a New Hampshire parent about SEL in her state. This article provides some questions that every parent should be asking their school district. Use these questions in conjunction with the Magic Questions posted at the top of this page.
The roll out of ACT - Tessera is moving forward with lightning speed now that ESSA is going to be fully implemented. ESSA strongly promotes the use of social and emotional assessment and remediation. Our national and international test results show the vast majority of our children cannot read or do math but we are now going to spend precious academic time on assessing our children's values and beliefs. Why? I believe it will be used to determine who to hire and who not to hire for a job. Here is a short video that basically says parents are not teaching the right values, behaviors, beliefs and dispositions so now the school must do it.
Some recent articles speaking out about SEL and ESSA
These are the guys pushing Communist Brainwashing “Social Emotional Learning” in “Education”
Here are two articles about SEL that are short and to the point by Nancy Bailey. If you do not get her articles I highly recommend them. Her articles are short and fact filled.