The Satchel Pulse Blog

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

SEL ACEs
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

CASEL SEL
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

SEL RTI MTSS
Aug 23. 2021

3 Tips for Moving toward Systematic SEL

Previously, we discussed social-emotional learning (SEL) as an ...

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL School Equity
Aug 17. 2021

Working toward Systematic SEL

In this post we will look at the connection between systematic improvement and SEL. It is helpful to consider what we mean when we discuss ...

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL School Equity
Aug 10. 2021

3 Ways to Incorporate Service Learning

In our series on social-emotional learning (SEL) and equity, we have discussed the case for leveraging service learning as a tool for advancing ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta

SEL School Equity
Aug 03. 2021

Service Learning as SEL

So far in our series on social-emotional learning (SEL) and equity, we have discussed the case for leveraging SEL as a tool to advance equity in ...

author: Scarlett Tannetta

SEL School Equity
Jul 26. 2021

3 Ways to Evaluate SEL for Equity

Previously, we discussed social and emotional learning (SEL) as an avenue for

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL Equity
Jul 19. 2021

SEL and Advancing Equity

In this blog series we will be focusing on SEL and Equity. Each post will rotate through theory and application of our blog concepts and key ...

author: Shawna Jensen