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There are so many “glows” and “grows” within the SEL Dallas community! We want to hear what’s working well for you!
Let’s SEL-ebrate one another for our excellent work in demonstrating the Guiding Principles of SEL Dallas.
These stories are compiled from the SEL Success Stories shared via the purple button above. Share your story and help SEL-ebrate the successes of your peers!
Welcome to Webster Wonderland
The teachers and staff at Daniel Webster Elementary are excited to bring in the school year with their new “Wonderland” theme where everyday of learning is a magical experience. They also created videos introducing new safety precautions for the return of students and staff. Read more.
Earth Day “Trashion Show”
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated April 22. It can be a time to focus on sustainability and recycling through science education, or a chance to move class outside and do to at home learning the staff at Webster put on a virtual fashion show named “Trashion Show.” Read more…
At-Home Learning Activities at Webster Elementary
In celebration of Mother’s Day, students had the option of writing special tributes to be delivered to their moms. The students also didi an at-home comedy show and were asked to describe their at-home learning experiences in three jokes.
SEL Dallas Reads
After the closing of schools due to COVID-19, the team at SEL Dallas wanted to create virtual Social and Emotional Learning content and experiences through exploration. Learn more about SEL Dallas Reads book club.
SEL Guiding Principles Superstars
April Superstar – Resilience
Despite the unfortunate passing of her father she is still able to be there for her students and colleagues. When asked about how she is able to continue teaching and maintaining laughter, she remarked that if her dad was anything, he was resilient – and he had an amazing sense of humor.
April Superstar – Engagement
Second Grade teacher, Jose Leon, at Kiest Elementary is the Guiding Principles Superstar for Engagement. Mr. Leon and other second grade staff designed interactive activities for students to showcase their learning in creative ways.
April Superstar – Environment
Counselor at Bayles Elementary, Narghis Moon, is the Guiding Principles Superstar for Environment. She has been very instrumental in creating a welcoming online environment.
April Superstar – Relationships
Pamela Lee is always radiant and positive, never wanting to be in the spotlight, but always busy supporting the team. The shift to full-time online learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has brought change and challenges to staff and students but Pam shows us that SEL is still standing.