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SEL, Common Core & Goals
Common Core Standards and Socio-Emotional Learning. How the two go together. Goal writing based on standards. Progress Monitoring.
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#SELStandards Based on #CASEL model.

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These standards are based on the CASEL Standards and were developed by School Social Workers.   @oaklandssw

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Key "Soft Skills" that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus across Fields - Executive Summary

Key "Soft Skills" that Foster Youth Workforce Success: Toward a Consensus across Fields - Executive Summary | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
Child Trends improves the lives and prospects of children and youth by conducting high-quality research and sharing the resulting knowledge with practitioners and policymakers.
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When you are working on Socio-Emotional learning with a student, are you thinking about "life after school" and the skills they will need?  Likewise, if a student has an IEP, are you working on those skills needed after high school?

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PreparedU: The Millennial Mind Goes to Work

They're about to be the largest workforce in US history, but are they ready for the 21st century workplace? And is it ready for them? In our ongoing PreparedU …
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Are you students with special needs being prepared for life after graduation?  What do they need?

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Behavior Tracking and Progress Monitoring at the Classroom Level

Behavior Tracking and Progress Monitoring at the Classroom Level | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
The impact of student behavior on learning is undeniable. The types of behavior students exhibit and the reasons for them cover an astonishingly wide range of factors which just highlight the comp...
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Some good insights for #SEL Goal Writing.

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The science of setting goals

The science of setting goals | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
How to make New Year's resolutions that actually work out this time.
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Some big picture thoughts.  What can be applied to IEP goals and planning?

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Connecting SEL and the Common Core, Part One

Connecting SEL and the Common Core, Part One | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
It's important that schools focus on children's well-being, emotions, happiness, self-esteem, and potential contributions to society, as well as having a vested interest in systematically teaching the skills required for Common Core success.
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This article gives the rationale for embedding #socialemotionallearning into your curriculum.  #oakssw

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Michigan Health GLCE's

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These correspond with the Michigan Model for Health and may be used as Standards in the IEP.  #socialemotionallearning

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Trans-disciplinary School Strategies Enhance Inclusion | The Sensory Spectrum

Trans-disciplinary School Strategies Enhance Inclusion | The Sensory Spectrum | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
The following article is reprinted with permission by author John Pagano, Ph.D., OTR/L of Fab Strategies. It is common for early education classes to include undiagnosed special needs students. While the students often eventually qualify for special education services their teachers need strategies to meet the immediate needs of these students within the regular classroom. This is…
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It take a TEAM to help some children progress.  When you write IEP goals, do you still think min terms of social work goals versus speech goals?  Kids make better progress when all are working together on different aspects of the same goal with a coordinated plan. #socialemotionallearning

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A Guide to the 8 Mathematical Practice Standards | Scholastic.com

A Guide to the 8 Mathematical Practice Standards | Scholastic.com | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
No matter what your objectives, textbook, or grade level, the eight mathematical practice standards are a guide to good math instruction. Here they are in plain English with suggestions for beginning to incorporate them in your everyday math class.
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These eight processes are the foundation of all math standards for the CCSS.  Socio-Emotional Leaning has to take place in all of these standards for a student to become successful.  What skills do you teach or re-enforce as you work with children?

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O*NET OnLine

O*NET OnLine | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
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This website includes lists of tasks and skills for occupations.  When considering post-secondary outcomes, IEPs should take into consideration occupational skills as the student becomes older.

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Understanding-Skills-CCSS.pdf

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This document explains the theory behind the common core and the underlying employability  and life skills that are fostered and assumed.

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Write a Behavioral Definition

Write a Behavioral Definition | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
So you have identified the problem behavior. What’s next? Just because you’ve picked the behavior you are targeting – doesn’t mean you have clearly defined it. Behavior is subjective. What I view as an instance of behavior may not be the same as what you view. You need to create and write out a very …
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When you assess and progress monitor, how clear is your definition?

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SEL%20PK-Adult%20Standards.pdf

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This is an example of how one district used the CASEL model for creating standards for students in their district.  It lays out nicely definitions and a global standard.

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8 Step to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker

8 Step to Better IEP Meetings: Play Hearts, Not Poker | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
An overview of legal requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act with links to legal and advocacy resources.
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What advice do you give parents about IEP meetings?  What would you agree with and disagree with in this article?

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Do you plan considering THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!?

Do you plan considering THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it

WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? OR, WHAT Are THE Jobs Look Like In The Future!? That are actually questions which I get asked very often from people and where I could ask ONLY the first one! WHAT Are THE Skills Needed From Students In The Future!? Well, there is one well renown person WHO explains it BEST in my opinion, and that is Howard GARDNER.

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com

 

 


Via Gust MEES
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When writing an IEP for a student, are you considering their career path- especially if they are at the secondary level? School social workers teach these skills everyday.  Are they appropriately identified and articulated?

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SageRave of Get Custom Content's curator insight, May 27, 2:15 PM

Alot of these skills cannot be taught. Your B.A., MBA., or Ph.D.may not give you the edge you thought they might.

nihal abitiu's curator insight, June 1, 6:24 AM

1- Leadership, 2- Collaboration, 3- Adaptability, 4- Innovation, 5- Critical thinking, 6- Communication, 7- Productivity and accountability, 8- Accessing, analysing and synthesizing information, 9- Global citizenship, 10- Entrepreneurialism

FCPE Marx Dormoy's curator insight, July 1, 6:51 AM

Vision certes anglo-saxonne mais assez adaptée à ce que l'on voit dans les grandes entreprises "mondialisées"

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National School Social Work Standards for Social Emotional Learning - School Social Work Association of America

National School Social Work Standards for Social Emotional Learning - School Social Work Association of America | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it

The School Social Work Association of America has been working over the past 2 years to develop Social Emotional Standards specific to School Social Work practice.   After the document  was reviewed with members in March 2014 at the National School Social Work Conferencesm in Chicago it was edited and then submitted July, 2014 to the SSWAA Delegate Assembly in Denver for additional comments and input. The SSWAA Board is pleased to now post the National School Social Work Standards for Social Emotional Learning for public comment

Read & Share Your Feedback!

SSWAA would greatly appreciate your review of this document.  Please provide any suggestions, comments or feedback via the following link:   https://uiucsocialwork.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_3WxAxigJkV7bfDv

 

Feedback should be submitted by April 30, 2015. 

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Note: These are not official in Michigan and Michigan is considering their own SEL standards.  But this document might be able to provide guidance.  Additionally, please give your feedback at the link provided. 

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5 Ways to Help Students Set Learning Goals | MiddleWeb

5 Ways to Help Students Set Learning Goals | MiddleWeb | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
Annual resolutions are too limiting, says teacher/coach Elizabeth Stein. Help students pursue goals all year with 5 self-reliance strategies to insure progress.
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Do you include students in your goal writing process???  This features some helpful tips and considerations.  #sel  #oakssw  

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Making Goals Meaningful, Measurable, and Manageable

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Whiile this guide doesn't feature goodsocio-emotional examples, it does have some nice thinking tools and explanations.

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SEL and the Common Core, Part Two: Why Emotion Vocabulary Matters

SEL and the Common Core, Part Two: Why Emotion Vocabulary Matters | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
No matter what age student you teach, or for parents, the age of your child, helping children build their emotion vocabularies will help them be more successful in and out of school.
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This gives an example of how to incorporate SEL everyday into the curriculum.  #oakssw #socialemotionalearning

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5 Tips to Help Develop Common-Core-Aligned IEPs

5 Tips to Help Develop Common-Core-Aligned IEPs | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
“ One challenge for teachers that is not going away this year is figuring out efficient ways to incorporate Common Core State Standards (CCSS). To help, Edudemic has assembled this step-by-step guide with 5 tips for developing Common Core-aligned IEPs.”
Via Mark E. Deschaine, PhD
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Looking at underlying skills are needed for the student to be successful is what we should focus. What skills get us the most "bang for our buck" with the CCSS?
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Common Core Standards Will Benefit At-Risk Students - Whole Child Education

Common Core Standards Will Benefit At-Risk Students - Whole Child Education | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
We call on educators, policymakers, business leaders, families, and community members to work together on a whole child approach to education.
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How well do you think Common Core will level the playing field for our kids?  Please post your thoughts.

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Section_4_Goals_321786_7.pdf

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In Michigan, this guide to goal writing  is still valid.  No changes have taken place.

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Videos / Three-Minute Common Core Video

Videos / Three-Minute Common Core Video | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
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Great video on what the common core attempts to do.

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PDK_Poll46_2014.pdf

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Interesting data-  I would wonder how it compares state to state.

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Eight Common Goal-Setting Mistakes: Achieving Your Dreams the Right Way

Eight Common Goal-Setting Mistakes: Achieving Your Dreams the Right Way | SEL, Common Core & Goals | Scoop.it
Learn how to set better goals by overcoming these common goal-setting mistakes!
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Some good thoughts that can even apply to IEP development.  

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