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Teaching Better Behavior: Social-Emotional Learning in Library Programming
Social-emotional learning (SEL), despite having been around for a few decades now, is still mysterious to many people. In this webinar, we will demystify the jargon so you can learn the basics of social-emotional learning and how to incorporate them into your programming to improve educational and behavioral outcomes for your school-age students.
* Understand the principles of social-emotional learning and how they apply to school-age children
* Understand the ways that social-emotional learning can help with behavior management in your library
* Learn how to incorporate social-emotional learning into your library programming
Marisha Sullivan is a Youth Services Librarian at Stark Library in Canton, OH. She has extensive experience in classroom and behavior management in informal learning environments, especially with tweens and teens. Working in low-income libraries, Marisha has learned the importance of helping students to develop "soft skills" in order to achieve their goals. She has taught topics from aeronautics to creative writing to ballroom dance to school-age children and teens and loves nothing more than helping students find their new favorite thing.