Supporting Social and Emotional Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom
Products and ideas to teach key social and emotional skills to young children
This presentation will discuss CASEL's core competencies for social and emotional learning. The importance of each competence and how they relate to early childhood education will be highlighted. Participants will be offered ideas and product suggestions to support the teaching of these competencies to young children.
Upon completing the 35-minute webinar, participants will be able to...
- Define Social and Emotional Learning
- Understand and support the Core Competencies of Social and Emotional Learning:
- Social Awareness
- Relationship Skills
- Responsible Decision-Making
Jennifer has over 29 years of experience in the field of education. She holds a BA in Elementary Education and Spanish and an MA in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies with an emphasis on Bilingual Education. Her teaching experience includes everything from Pre-K4 to second grade, in both general education and bilingual/dual language settings. Jennifer left the classroom to work more closely with educators as a Professional Learning Specialist for Pre-K4SA in San Antonio, TX. where she spent six and half years coaching and providing professional development opportunities for early childhood educators. Jennifer has recently switched roles and is currently employed as an Early Childhood Subject Matter Expert with School Specialty, Inc. Her presentations cover many important topics in early childhood with a strong focus on information and strategies for Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers.