Why SEL is important & What are Best Practices
- Students need the SEL competencies to successfully hit the learning targets of the Common Core State Standards, as well as create knowledgeable, responsible, caring, contributing students.
- Quality SEL programming requires coordination at the federal, state, district, school, and classroom levels.
- Teacher buy-in for SEL will happen if there is substantive professional development with ongoing coaching and evidence that SEL will support and enhance the teacher’s instructional practice.
- The addition of Character Development concepts and strategies to the Social and Emotional Learning skills helps to create the culture in which social and emotional learning can take place and thrive.
- District leadership and commitment is essential to strategically integrate social and emotional learning practice.
How does Bridg-it facilitate Social & Emotional Learning
- Interconnecting (through Bridg-it’s digital APP) all the members of a school’s community.
- Creating a safe channel of communication (user their phones) for students when they are need of social and emotional guidance and support
- Provide, streamlined restorative processes to implement SEL with highest fidelity.
- Bridg-it monitors student social and emotional learning progress and outcomes.
- Promoting student compassion and empathy to crowdsource school climate and culture data.
- Mapping behavioral trends to identify what’s needed, socially and emotionally, to improve school culture.
- Using the power of prescriptive analytics to proactively improve school culture and student safety.
- Early identification of students social and emotional needs.
- Early identification of disconnected students.