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SEL In Virtual Schools: Getting out of the comfort zone

Online schools present unique challenges and opportunities for students. SmartBrief Education invited Kimberly Hinton of the Insight School of Washington, a K12 Online School, to share how her school leverages social-emotional learning to bring out the best in her online student community while meeting key learning outcomes. This is the first of 2 op-eds on…

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7 Mindsets Top’s Tech & Learning Magazine’s Back-To-School Issue

Where does SEL meet Edtech? The 7 Mindsets Classroom Portal is the most complete SEL curriculum ever developed for K-12 learning environments. At this summer’s ISTE conference, we shared the new Resource Hub with Tech & Learning Magazine’s Managing Editor, Christine Weiser. Tech & Learning was so impressed, they put us at the top of…

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How a sheriff’s department and a school teamed up for SEL

Funding for SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) comes in many shapes and sizes, but perhaps one of the most heartwarming stories we’ve heard emerges from the uniquely dedicated Sheriff’s Department and its county school system in suburban Atlanta, GA. At this year’s TCEA conference, we met with the editors for eSchoolnews, who invited Principal Barbara Vella to…

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This Video Will Change Your Perspective on Middle School SEL

Franklin Middle School is a nationally recognized community school in North-Central Minneapolis, providing a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focused education to prepare students to attend and be successful in High School and beyond. This 7 model learning community is fiercely dedicated to building school leaders and applying mindsets-based social emotional learning (Middle…

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Middle School: Journeying The Human System

  Middle Schools host young people who are “sensing their way through overwhelming physical, psychological and social changes”. Join educators and students at Cactus Middle School as they tour the human system that “catches and carries” them through those changes. For more, visit http://7mindsets.com/film-project/. This year, we explore seven amazing schools and districts from across the United…

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An event in pictures… Mindsets University Minnesota

Last week in Minneapolis, the 7 Mindsets team wrapped up the 2nd of 4 summer conferences on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL). To shortcut straight to the photo gallery, click here. For our small team within a rapidly growing organization, 2017 marks our first year offering Mindsets University in 4 cities (vs just one). Taking this…

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