This article, written by the founder of Move This World, speaks to the importance of establishing routines in building various skills including sociel-emotional sklls. Routines make the day predictable and reinforce good habits and a feeling of security and safety. The author suggests five reasons for establishing routines around SEL.Source:
Sara LaHayne, Education Week, October 29, 2018Description:
"How can you develop a daily routine focused on social-emotional learning? Find a time each day for students to identify and express their emotions. This is best done at the start of the school day, perhaps during a morning meeting or an advisory period. Transition times like coming back from lunch or recess, or prior to dismissal, can work as well as they give students time to reflect and reset. Creative practices like journaling or matching an emotion with a movement can help students get started."Read the full article here!