SEL Series Session 2 – Tech Tools to Support Student SEL
February 2, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - February 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm PST
Grade Level: Pre-K – Post Secondary
SEL Domains addressed: Self-awareness, Self-management, Social awareness, Relationship skills
Workshop description: Our students are living in the midst of a worldwide pandemic, a massive shift in education, and racial unrest across the nation. Though trauma and/or stress affects cognitive problem solving, the human brain is built to repair itself. Learn to support student mental health from a distance – leveraging tech tools to foster psychological safety, build routines for self-awareness & self-management, and infuse social connection into academics to build empathy and relationship skills.
1) Participants will walk away with a toolbox of tech based resources and strategies to support students’ SEL for a distance and/or hybrid model.
ISTE Technology Teacher Standards addressed: 2B, 3A, 5A, 6A, 6B
Instructor: Katherine Goyette
Katherine Goyette, the facilitator, is an educational consultant for Technology & Integrated Studies for Tulare County Office of Education. She engages teachers, coaches, and administrators in active professional learning grounded in solid pedagogy regarding topics including technology integration in the classroom, project-based learning, interdisciplinary learning, computer science integration and professional learning communities. Katherine believes in the power of on-site coaching and ensures that she is in classrooms working with teachers and students as often as possible. This coaching methodology provides context rich, job-embedded learning and builds educator capacity. Formerly, Katherine has been an administrator, curriculum coach, and taught grades K, 1, 2, 5, and 6 in California’s Central Valley. Katherine believes in the power of collaborative networks. She co-founded the hashtag #CVTechTalk, a platform for collaborative conversations featured on a local news segment with members from across the globe.
Katherine’s certifications include PBLCore Certified Trainer, Google Certified Trainer & Innovator, Apple Teacher, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator. Katherine is a lead writer for the California Department of Education Computer Science Standards and is a Region Lead for the California Digital Learning Collaborative. She has spoken at many venues including ACSA, CISC, CLS, CUE National Conferences and the ISTE International Conference and has been featured as guest blog author for both CUE and EdTechTeam. Katherine maintains her own blog at www.WonderExploreLearn.com.
Twitter handle: @kat_goyette