The Satchel Pulse Blog | Shawna Jensen

SEL
Nov 28. 2022

Two approaches to coaching staff SEL practices

As district and school buildings strive to meet goals, professional development and learning tend to be a common approach to closing the gap between reality and a desired ...

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL RTI and MTSS
Aug 23. 2021

Three tips for moving toward systematic SEL

Previously, we discussed social-emotional learning (SEL) as an approach to systematic improvement. ...

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SEL 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 systems. Systems theory ...

author: Shawna Jensen

SEL Equity
Jul 26. 2021

Three ways to evaluate SEL for equity

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

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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 ideas related to SEL and ...

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SEL Culture and Climate
Jul 12. 2021

Three ways SEL supports a positive culture and climate

We have written a series of blogs that focused on ways to integrate social and emotional learning into a myriad of common district and building systems and structures. As ...

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SEL
Jun 15. 2021

Integrating SEL discussions into three common structures

All districts know one thing: schools are only as strong as their staff. This is and was increasingly important in 2021. Given the impact of the last year,

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Covid-19
Jun 02. 2021

Reflecting on the collective leadership within school systems during COVID-19

As we close out our series on reflection, it feels important to reflect on the collective strengths of school communities. Over the last year, school and district leaders were ...

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Mental Health CASEL
May 12. 2021

Three ways reflection helps with challenging experiences

Reflection is a critical piece of developing CASEL’s five core competencies. Reflection often leads to personalization and supports a growth mindset. Over the next three ...

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SEL RTI and MTSS
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 manifested by stressors inside and ...

author: Shawna Jensen