Dr. Amanda Desua, NBCT

Dr. Amanda DeSua is School Counselor in Waukesha, WI and has been in the profession for over 20 years. She also teaches as an adjunct professor for Concordia and Lakeland’s counseling graduate programs. She has written two children’s books, Frog Slime: A Child’s Guide to Calming Down and Panda’s Pause

Ten Tips for Promoting Social and Emotional Learning at Your School

January 19, 2024

By: Dr. Amanda DeSua, NBCT – Waukesha, WI Social-emotional learning is crucial as it helps students develop self-awareness, empathy, problem-solving, and effective communication skills. These skills improve interpersonal relationships, self-esteem, academic achievement, and well-being. Learn ten tips for promoting social and emotional learning at your school. Model healthy problem-solving and coping skills for your students and colleagues. Get a pulse for the day by checking in with your students (and staff). Recognizing strong emotions early in the day and addressing them can build relationships and avoid dysregulation later in the day. Incorporate literature, activities, announcements, or displays that promote equity,…

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