The Satchel Pulse Blog

Apr 13. 2021

7 Ways to Improve Self-Management

District leaders are often tasked with navigating complex situations. With whole school systems relying on one person, it is important for ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta & Shawna Jensen

Apr 06. 2021

3 Ways to Strengthen Self-Awareness at the District Level

The CASEL framework is regarded as a well respected framework for Social Emotional Learning. Over the next several weeks, we are going to ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta & Shawna Jensen

Continuous Improvement SEL Assessment
Mar 31. 2021

3 Ways to Use SEL Assessments for Continuous Improvement

As school districts across the United States are beginning to move towards “normalcy,” a few things rise to the top as being crucial for any ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta & Shawna Jensen

SEL Interventions
Mar 26. 2021

Integrating SEL into MTSS to Support The Whole Child

As a result of the current pandemic, many discussions in the educational field shift to how we support learners’ social-emotional needs ...

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL Equity
Mar 09. 2021

Culturally-Affirming SEL Practices Must Begin at the District Level

author: Dr. Byron McClure

Distance Learning Interventions
Jan 26. 2021

Interventions and Distance Learning

I’ve been tasked with the job of getting interventions up and running virtually whilst schools are shut again. We use the Multi-Tiered System of ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford

Distance Learning SEL
Jan 12. 2021

Social Emotional Learning during a pandemic

This week, I spent a lot of my Tuesday working with a new student. I had worked extensively with her when she was five and six but it was her ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford

Teacher Wellbeing SEL
Jan 11. 2021

The impact of SEL on teachers’ well-being

The Wallace Foundation along with the RAND corporation conducted a teacher survey in Spring 2019 into the area of Social and Emotional Learning ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford

Mental Health Teacher Wellbeing
Dec 21. 2020

Time to relax

This year has been one of the most exhausting for teachers as we have had to morph into tech wizards and deliver our classes online or more ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford

SEL Continuous Improvement
Dec 18. 2020

Factors that affect Social and Emotional Learning

I was on yard duty yesterday and a hula hoop got ‘snatched’ from a first grader who couldn’t cope, floods of tears, not making much sense and a ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford