Social-Emotional Learning and the Arts Online Class

SEL Course for K-12 Teachers. Follow this research-based approach to using the arts as a vehicle for social-emotional learning.

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Social-Emotional Learning and the Arts Online Class

SEL Course for K-12 Teachers. Follow this research-based approach to using the arts as a vehicle for social-emotional learning.

NEW for 2020!  ENROLL HERE

Support during COVID-19: Save $50 on this course with code SAVE50.

About this Course

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Are you seeing a rise in the social-emotional learning needs of your students? You’re not alone. In a recent 2019 Teacher Survey, 60% of teachers that SEL is one of the key factors they feel contribute to increased student behavior concerns in the classroom. Teachers also know that the arts are one of the best ways to positively impact student learning.

This social-emotional learning course was created for educators who want to use the arts as an avenue to teaching the SEL competencies, but aren’t sure how or need a roadmap of research-based ideas and strategies that work.

Inside, you’ll discover the simple steps to using SEL in and through the arts that weave the social-emotional needs of your students into your existing curriculum no matter what you teach. You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Connections to Practice

This course provides the following classroom connections:

    • Define the term social-emotional learning
    • Identify the research-based benefits of SEL in the classroom.
    • Identify external factors that impact the need for SEL in the classroom.
    • Describe each SEL competency.
    • Identify how the arts foster SEL competencies.
    • Compare student needs related to different instructional times.
    • Examine ideas for encouraging staff, parents and caregivers, and the community to support and facilitate arts-based social-emotional learning opportunities.
    • Investigate a variety of arts-based SEL strategies.
    • Describe formative assessments for social-emotional learning in arts-based activities.
    • Research natural SEL opportunities within existing curricula.
    • Examine codified steps for lesson plan transformation in practice.
    • Transform an existing lesson plans to be inclusive of SEL competencies fostered through arts-based learning.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Identify/define the term social-emotional learning and recognize myths that surround it.
    • Interpret the systemic issues that create a need for social-emotional learning in the classroom.
    • Examine the five CASEL competencies of SEL.
    • Determine how the arts can be utilized as a vehicle for social-emotional learning.
    • Analyze arts-based SEL activities aligned with specific instructional times.
    • Investigate and determine authentic strategies and activities that build successful social-emotional learning experiences into the four art forms.
    • Construct transformed lesson plans which reflect SEL competencies taught through the arts.

Approval Information and Requirements

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators advance on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing requirements. Some states require that organizations be pre-approved, while others accept hours based on the certificate received.  Below, find out how we meet the various requirements:

States that require pre-approval which we have achieved:

New York Teachers: Click here to review our CTLE approval and number

Pennsylvania Teachers: Click here to review our Act 48 approval and number

All other teachers: Click here to review our list of states and approval status.

The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  The Institute complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Institute is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Quick FAQ and Support

We want you to feel totally comfortable taking this professional development course. So if you still have some questions, we’ll be happy to answer them!  View all FAQ here.

Will the PD hours count for my school/district?

In most cases, yes! We can provide you with a certificate of hours from our organization, based on the contact hours of the course. The majority of schools and districts accept these certificates and count them towards professional development hours.  We always advise you, however, to check with your own institution before taking a course – just to be sure!

None of these courses are offered with graduate credit or are affiliated with an institution of higher education.  However, we do work directly with state departments of education to ensure that these professional development hours meet their requirements and high-levels of learning expectations.  As such, in almost all cases, these courses can be used for continuing education requirements.

Can I use a purchase order? What if I have a group?

School districts MAY use a purchase order – please contact us for more details and let us know which course you are interested in.

Group rates are available for groups of 3 or more.  Please use this group registration form to receive your discounted pricing.

How long can I access the course?

This course is self-paced, meaning you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. We know that while you may have specific intentions for how you’ll go through your course, life can sometimes have other plans. That’s why you can take any course at any time.  You’ll never have to worry about falling behind or getting registered for credit in time.  Work at your own pace in your own way.

What if I have questions?

We have a great team of people who are here to support you all of the way.  If you run into an issues, or even if you just need a sounding board for an idea – we’re just an email, phone call or text away.

Phone/Text: 443-821-1089 or Email us here

Included in this course:

  • 25 PD Hours with Certificate (often suitable for relicensure)

  • Lifetime Access – Everything is Online and Self-Paced. No time limits, no waiting!

  • 12 Video-Based Lessons

  • 14 Handouts and Templates

  • Sample Strategies and Curriculum Templates to Use Right Away

$199

25 PD Hours  |  2.5 CEUs

COURSE NUMBER: EC007

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Led by instructors Dr. Jamie Hipp and Alyssa Pilarcik, this self-paced online course is perfect for anyone looking to integrate the arts as part of a meaningful social-emotional learning approach.

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Included in this course:

  • 25 PD Hours with Certificate (often suitable for relicensure)

  • Lifetime Access – Everything is Online and Self-Paced. No time limits, no waiting!

  • 12 Video-Based Lessons

  • 14 Handouts and Templates

  • Sample Strategies and Curriculum Templates to Use Right Away

$199

25 PD Hours  |  2.5 CEUs

COURSE NUMBER: EC007

VIEW THE SYLLABUS

ENROLL YOURSELF
ENROLL A GROUP (Save 25%)

Brand New Course for 2020!

Led by instructors Dr. Jamie Hipp and Alyssa Pilarcik, this self-paced online course is perfect for anyone looking to integrate the arts as part of a meaningful social-emotional learning approach.

DOWNLOAD THIS SAMPLE RESOURCE

About this Course

DOWNLOAD SYLLABUS

Are you seeing a rise in the social-emotional learning needs of your students? You’re not alone. In a recent 2019 Teacher Survey, 60% of teachers that SEL is one of the key factors they feel contribute to increased student behavior concerns in the classroom. Teachers also know that the arts are one of the best ways to positively impact student learning.

This social-emotional learning course was created for educators who want to use the arts as an avenue to teaching the SEL competencies, but aren’t sure how or need a roadmap of research-based ideas and strategies that work.

Inside, you’ll discover the simple steps to using SEL in and through the arts that weave the social-emotional needs of your students into your existing curriculum no matter what you teach. You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Connections to Practice

This course provides the following classroom connections:

    • Define the term social-emotional learning
    • Identify the research-based benefits of SEL in the classroom.
    • Identify external factors that impact the need for SEL in the classroom.
    • Describe each SEL competency.
    • Identify how the arts foster SEL competencies.
    • Compare student needs related to different instructional times.
    • Examine ideas for encouraging staff, parents and caregivers, and the community to support and facilitate arts-based social-emotional learning opportunities.
    • Investigate a variety of arts-based SEL strategies.
    • Describe formative assessments for social-emotional learning in arts-based activities.
    • Research natural SEL opportunities within existing curricula.
    • Examine codified steps for lesson plan transformation in practice.
    • Transform an existing lesson plans to be inclusive of SEL competencies fostered through arts-based learning.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    • Identify/define the term social-emotional learning and recognize myths that surround it.
    • Interpret the systemic issues that create a need for social-emotional learning in the classroom.
    • Examine the five CASEL competencies of SEL.
    • Determine how the arts can be utilized as a vehicle for social-emotional learning.
    • Analyze arts-based SEL activities aligned with specific instructional times.
    • Investigate and determine authentic strategies and activities that build successful social-emotional learning experiences into the four art forms.
    • Construct transformed lesson plans which reflect SEL competencies taught through the arts.

Approval Information and Requirements

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators advance on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing requirements. Some states require that organizations be pre-approved, while others accept hours based on the certificate received.  Below, find out how we meet the various requirements:

States that require pre-approval which we have achieved:

New York Teachers: Click here to review our CTLE approval and number

Pennsylvania Teachers: Click here to review our Act 48 approval and number

All other teachers: Click here to review our list of states and approval status.

The Institute for Arts Integration and STEAM is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  The Institute complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, The Institute is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Quick FAQ and Support

We want you to feel totally comfortable taking this professional development course. So if you still have some questions, we’ll be happy to answer them!  View all FAQ here.

Will the PD hours count for my school/district?

In most cases, yes! We can provide you with a certificate of hours from our organization, based on the contact hours of the course. The majority of schools and districts accept these certificates and count them towards professional development hours.  We always advise you, however, to check with your own institution before taking a course – just to be sure!

None of these courses are offered with graduate credit or are affiliated with an institution of higher education.  However, we do work directly with state departments of education to ensure that these professional development hours meet their requirements and high-levels of learning expectations.  As such, in almost all cases, these courses can be used for continuing education requirements.

Can I use a purchase order? What if I have a group?

School districts MAY use a purchase order – please contact us for more details and let us know which course you are interested in.

Group rates are available for groups of 3 or more.  Please use this group registration form to receive your discounted pricing.

How long can I access the course?

This course is self-paced, meaning you can go as quickly or as slowly as you need. We know that while you may have specific intentions for how you’ll go through your course, life can sometimes have other plans. That’s why you can take any course at any time.  You’ll never have to worry about falling behind or getting registered for credit in time.  Work at your own pace in your own way.

What if I have questions?

We have a great team of people who are here to support you all of the way.  If you run into an issues, or even if you just need a sounding board for an idea – we’re just an email, phone call or text away.

Phone/Text: 443-821-1089 or Email us here

CURRICULUM FOR THIS COURSE

You can start or complete this course at any time – lifetime access is included.

Here’s exactly what’s included:

3 Lessons:

  • Defining Social-Emotional Learning
  • Why is Social-Emotional Learning Necessary?
  • Taking a Deep Dive into the SEL Competencies

3 Activities:

  • Create a personal reflection/narrative identifying individual classroom needs for SEL
  • Survey fellow teachers in your building about SEL
  • Examine the answers in your survey surrounding the 5 SEL competencies

1 Assignment:

5-question check-in quiz

3 Lessons:

  • How the Arts Enhance Social-Emotional Learning
  • SEL Throughout the Day
  • School, Parent and Community Buy In

3 Activities:

  • Complete a foldable with competency sections and how the arts foster each one
  • Choose a morning routine or brain break and utilize it with students
  • Complete either the Parent Letter or Staff Letter (for resistant colleagues), sharing an SEL activity and sharing the “what” and “why” behind arts-based SEL

1 Assignment:

5-question check-in quiz

3 Lessons:

  • SEL and Visual Art Strategies
  • SEL, Music, and Dance Strategies
  • SEL and Theatre Strategies

3 Activities:

  • Complete arts-based SEL Competencies Strategies/Activities Wheel for Visual Art
  • Complete arts-based SEL Competencies Strategies/Activities Wheel for Music and Dance
  • Complete arts-based SEL Competencies Strategies/Activities Wheel for Theatre

1 Assignment:

5-question check-in quiz

3 Lessons:

  • How to assess Arts-based SEL Competencies
  • How to use Curriculum Mining, Logistics, and Arts Activities to Connect with Current Curriculum
  • The 4 Steps to Transform Existing Lessons to include Arts-Based SEL

3 Activities:

  • Complete the formative assessment resource
  • Determine SEL-based vocabulary connections in curriculum
  • Complete the Curriculum Mining Organizer

1 Final Assignment:

Use the 4 codified steps from the course to transform existing lesson plan through SEL and the Arts.

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Your Personalized PD Certificate

At the completion of the course, each participant will be provided a certificate of professional development for 25 hours and 2.5 CEUs, often suitable for recertification needs.

Please check with your school or district on the transferability of your certificate.

**PA, NY, and TX residents – we are an approved PD provider.**

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