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Social and Emotional Learning: Engineering Empathy in the Early Childhood Classroom

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You likely know that emotional development and social skills are essential for school readiness, but you may be wondering why you should include engineering in your early learner classroom or are unsure how it relates to Social Emotional Learning, or SEL. Join Naomi Harm as she explains how incorporating engineering activities can provide real world opportunities for children to empathize, make responsible decisions, actively listen, collaborate, and develop a growth mindset. She will also share some examples of engineering learning examples to support and nurture SEL in your early childhood classroom.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Saturday, April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Diversity & SEL, STEAM
Tags: Early Elementary, Early Learners, empathy, engineering, PreK-2, social emotional learning, STEAM, STEM

Reviews (15)

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Good resources Thank you
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I found this to be especially helpful to me in regards to function applications that I can use my daily caseload with my speech and language kids
Full Member
Wonderful early childhood resources. Well presented! Thank You
Very good webinar & good information!
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I really appreciated the list of books you shared that encourage kids to tinker and innovate. I have many of them in my elementary school library, and am determined to get the others. Your presentation is priceless.
Thank you
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thank you
The webinar was great! I'm glad to have more resources about the social/emotional learning with stem, steam, stream, and streams.
Full Member
Thank-you so much!
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