This article address the problem of student stress and anxiety and how this affects classroom behavior. The author has implemented SEL strategies to help students (and himself) deal with stress.Source:
Brent Modak, eSchool News, June 19, 2019Description:
"In order for social and emotional learning (SEL) to be effective, opportunities to engage with SEL activities must be consistent. To do this, I started each lesson on Mondays and Fridays with an SEL activity designed to reduce student stress....When I implemented an SEL curriculum in my class, I saw how powerful it was teaching students the neuroscience behind how we respond to stress. Doing this gives students an opportunity to reflect and say 'This is how I may be predisposed to respond to stress, but it is not how I have to respond to stress.'"Read the full article here!