The Satchel Pulse Blog

SEL Special Education
Dec 13. 2021

Social Emotional Learning: Inclusivity for All Student Populations

December 2nd is National Special Education Day, and in its honor, we wanted to explore and share the importance and interconnectedness of ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta

Feedback Schools SEL
Nov 30. 2021

Embedding Schoolwide SEL

The debate over whether or not Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is important for student success isn’t a debate anymore. All the studies, ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta

Student Wellbeing Gratitude
Nov 23. 2021

Thankfulness everyday

So it’s that time of year again when we all sit with family and friends and talk about being thankful for different things. Should it just be ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford

Student Engagement Student Wellbeing
Nov 16. 2021

Improving the Emotional Side of Health and Wellbeing

Student wellbeing and engagement have a reciprocal relationship. Each influences the other such that more engagement leads to improvements in ...

Author: Dr. Jeff Klein & Navina Cheema

Empathy Teacher Wellbeing Self-care
Nov 09. 2021

Leading with Kindness

Have you heard the news? Saturday, November 13th is World Kindness Day! We believe a robust systemic social and emotional learning program ...

author: Faith Smith

Teaching SEL Life Readiness
Oct 25. 2021

SEL Leadership Starts with Sharing the Why

In his 2011 book, "Start with Why", Simon Sinek offers powerful advice for leaders: start any endeavor with “why.” Why are we trying something ...

author: Faith Smith

Empathy SEL Standardized Testing
Oct 06. 2021

Teaching with Empathy: SEL During Testing

The first time I truly realized the impact of standardized testing on my students’ emotional health is burned into my memory. I was just ...

author: Faith Smith

Teaching SEL
Sep 28. 2021

3 Powerful Staff Engagement Strategies to Launch Systemic SEL

Few can argue that Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is having a moment in education, and rightly so. Even before the

author: Faith Smith

Sep 14. 2021

The Importance of SEL in the Secondary Classroom

We started our “SEL in the Classroom” series by focusing on the importance of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) in the elementary-age classroom. ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta

Sep 03. 2021

The Importance of SEL in Elementary Grades

As the 2021-2022 school year begins, we are more aware than ever of the need to support our students with social emotional learning (SEL). But ...

author: Nicola Jones-Ford