Your Name and Title: Popi Makris, Coach
School or Organization Name: After School Brilliance
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Educators / Leadership
Short Session Description (one line): Take a journey through the limbic part of the brain, the part that processes emotion. We will then take an in-depth look into SEL competencies (Self Awareness, Self Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness) and review exercises to demonstrate the power of SEL
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Social Emotional Learning (SEL) encompasses a number of techniques that help individuals understand and manage emotions, set goals, establish positive relationships and make good decisions. Over the last two decades, SEL techniques have been implemented in schools around the world to educate the 'whole child' ensuring that each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Follow up studies have demonstrated that SEL works - not only are students experiencing dramatic academic achievement but behaviors and dropout rates also continue to be favorable.
In this workshop, participants will take a journey through the limbic part of the brain, the part that processes emotion. We will then take an in-depth look into SEL competencies (Self Awareness, Self Management, Decision Making, Relationship Skills, Social Awareness) and will provide mini exercises to demonstrate the power of SEL. Participants will be provided with a number of take-away activities that they can adapt to their respective learning environments and ecosystems.
Participants will come away from this workshops having a better understanding of
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://sched.co/OD62
Thank you very much for your Global Education Conference proposal. At this time, your proposal needs revisions to reflect the inclusion of international perspectives in your topic. Can you edit your proposal to include information about SEL techniques around the world? Our conference is not a general education conference; proposals need to emphasize ties to global perspectives. Once you have made your changes, email me and I'll review it again.
GEC Conference Co-Chair
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