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Engaging with Families and Communities to Support Social-Emotional Learning

Course Description:

Engaging with Families and Communities to Support Social-Emotional Learning is the third course in a three-part series designed to support early childhood teachers’ and caregivers’ understanding of the social-emotional learning and development of young children. This short course is divided into three interactive modules to help teachers 1) understanding your families and communities; 2) learn what families and communities understand about SEL; and 3) discover resources available to nurture SEL in families and communities.
This course and the full series was developed through a grant-funded partnership between local Grand Rapids Early Childhood Community Partners, Grand Valley State University College of Education faculty, Grand Rapids-based PBS station WGVU and PBS.

Note: This is a self-paced course accessible for one year after enrollment, and not eligible for graduate credit.

Subject Area:
Instructional Strategies
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