No Applause Needed: Tips and Tricks to Celebrate Student Success, Understanding and Empathy

Bring the FUN back to your in-person or virtual class and celebrate student success with easy to do cheers that reinforce relationship skills and collaboration.

Two of the five components of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) are "Relationship Skills" and "Social Awareness". Do your students have the tools in this technology age to know how to build relationships, celebrate each other's success and practice understanding and empathy? This course is designed to give you some easy tried and true ideas on how to add some fun, laughter, and "Cheer" to your virtual or online class.

Webinar Objectives

After completing this 20 minute webinar, participants will be able to...

  • Apply ideas to celebrate student success, build community and fun in your classroom daily.
  • Define "Relationship Skills" as defined by CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning).
  • Understand the educator's role in helping students build relationships in our classes.

Your Instructor

Mike Smith
Mike Smith

Mike Smith, MA, received his BA in Kinesiology from the University of Northern Colorado, and his master’s degree in Sports Administration also from the University of Northern Colorado. He has 24 years in education and has taught at all levels including Higher Ed. His past experiences include being part of the Physical Education CADRE for the Colorado Department of Education and Welltrain. In addition, he has presented professional development with other organizations in the industry.He has presented over 120+ workshops on assessment, highly effective teaching, curriculum, social emotional learning, how to “set the hook” for learning, technology in physical education, active classroom and kinesthetic learning, and most recently a workshop on how to be a movement champion at your school.Mike is also a published author of journal articles for SHAPE Colorado and published a piece for the NSAA Journal on how to “Hook New Generations” of skiers and snowboarders to grow the sport.

Some highlights for Mike are that he has presented at the 2014 National SHAPE Conference in St. Louis, 2015 and 2016 National PE Institute in North Carolina, 2016 SHAPE Conference in Minneapolis, Colorado SHAPE conference numerous times,presented a webinar on the introduction of QR Codes into Physical Education, and Mike was recently awarded the 2015 Distinguished service award by SHAPE Colorado. He recently finished his 24th year of teaching and is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Northern Colorado and the Subject Matter Expert for Physical Education Health/Wellness for Sportime/School Specialty. Mike is an avid snowboarder and Mountain biker and currently resides in Colorado.

Course Curriculum

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