Ed Talk is a safe environment where you can learn and grow. The skills obtain in Ed Talk can be used in the classroom, in your workplace, and your home. It is a time where one can discover how to improve their community through small action steps. On May 18, 2019, the Ed Talk topic was: Social and Emotional Learning. Social and Emotional Learning is the process in which a child and or adult has the opportunity to set and obtain goals as well as demonstrate empathy.
The importance of SEL, has given students the feeling of belonging to a community and or classroom as they learn and apply five principles to build their foundation of love, academic success, and community involvement. The implementation of SEL, will motivate a child and or adult, as they develop their critical thinking skills to actively and respectively communicate and connect with others to resolve conflict and set goals. SEL has also been proven to help students self regulate as they cope with challenges and emotion control. The overall goal of teaching SEL is to improve students overall attitude and self worth as they become adults who demonstrate social skills that allow them to complete task and work as an effective team player.
Dreamers who attended Ed Talk, learned what were the five principles of SEL (Self Management, Self Awareness, Social Awareness, Relationship Skills and Responsible Decision Making Skills) and how they can apply and teach the principles in various areas of their lives. Dreamers were taught activities and skills that can be used to improve as a parent, community leader and or as a educator. Dreamers created vision boards that will be displayed in their homes, workplace and or classroom, as they work on ways to positively contribute to the mental growth of others.
Learn more about SEL and how you can improve the mental quality of yourself and others.
- Learn about SEL and its purpose.
- Write down how you can implement at least two out of the five principles into your life or the life of others.