Virtual Field Trip

Bringing SEL to Life:
Skills for the Classroom and Beyond

Thursday, September 26, 2019
at 1:00 pm ET

Through the eyes of their peers, we will introduce students to the key pillars of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, social awareness, relationship skills. Student viewers will meet other real-life students who share a pledge called "Words to Live By." Viewers will follow these students throughout their day as they explain and model how the words of the pledge help them better understand themselves, control their actions, strengthen their relationships, and use their wings to soar!
#SoarwithWingsVFT

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Student Activity Guides

Extend the learnings of Virtual Field Trip with these student activities packed with ready-to-go, standards-aligned learning activities for you and your class before, during, and after the excursion.

Virtual Field Trip Companion Guide

Virtual Field Trip Companion Guide

Grades: K–2

The pre-field trip activity in this companion guide is designed to help K-2 students begin to self-reflect and connect with their peers before the Virtual Field Trip. A quick activity is provided to focus students’ attention during the Virtual Field Trip, and the follow-up activity is designed to extend learning as students apply the Words to Live By pledge and its concepts to their own lives.

Virtual Field Trip Companion Guide

Virtual Field Trip Companion Guide

Grades: 3–5

During this activity students will describe qualities that make them unique, explain the social and emotional concepts presented during the Virtual Field Trip and apply the concepts of Words to Live By to their own daily lives.

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Digital Lessons
Digital Lessons

Strengthen your students and social emotional skills with these ready-to-go, standards-aligned digital lesson bundles.

Professional Learning Videos
Professional Learning Videos

Strengthen your own wings with professional learning. Find out the whys and hows of teaching social and emotional skills in the classroom.

Why Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Why Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Prepare Students To Soar in Future Careers! SEL prepares students to succeed in future careers! A bipartisan working group of experts recommends teaching SEL competencies as critically important for the long-term success of all students in today’s economy

(The American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research & the Brookings Institution, 2015).

Why Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)?