Have you ever had a student who regularly seemed stressed or anxious and was also struggling with academics? There is a strong connection between social-emotional well-being and academic success that is often overlooked. This is a huge reason that there is a strong push for social-emotional learning in schools right now.
Professional school counselor Sara Cottrill-Carlo is joining us to share some insight into the importance of social-emotional well-being for students. Implementing some quick strategies that support social-emotional regulation can make a big impact on students’ social-emotional well-being and help them be ready to learn.
In this episode, Sara dives into the importance of social-emotional learning and its impact on reading success. She shares how peer relationships play a role in social-emotional well-being, how dysregulation affects reading comprehension, and quick strategies you can implement in your classroom to help your students improve their social-emotional well-being.
04:31 – What social-emotional well-being actually means
06:16 – The correlation between social-emotional well-being and how students learn
11:23 – How dysregulation impacts a student’s ability to read and comprehend text
17:47 – Two aspects of social-emotional well-being that impact students’ reading comprehension
22:19 – How to identify if a student’s reading struggles stem from purely academic concerns or social-emotional concerns
31:22 – Quick strategies you can implement in your classroom to help your students with their social-emotional well-being