Social Emotional Learning Through Sports & Physical Education

  • PED-922
  • 3  Credits
  • Online
  • 4.88 out of 5 stars
    4.88/5.00

What is Social-Emotional Learning?

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is an integral part of education and human development. SEL is helpful to both children and adults, increasing self-awareness, academic achievement, and positive behaviors both in and out of the classroom. It is the process through which children and adults:

  • Understand and manage emotions
  • Set and achieve positive goals
  • Feel and show empathy for others
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships
  • Make responsible decisions

What is the Social-Emotional Learning Through Physical Education course and who is it for?

 Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) through Sports and Physical Education is a graduate-level course that will inspire a positive learning environment, teach valuable life skills, and inspire in students a desire to live active, healthy lives. K-14 teachers and coaches who want to create a positive change in the gym, a classroom or on the athletic field, will learn how to help students develop a growth mindset, ability to focus, regulate emotions, set goals and the importance of preparation and practice.

What will you learn in this online PD course?

The 100% online Social Emotional Learning Through Sports and Physical Education course will improve your relationship with your students as well as their ability to learn, creating a setting that is more conducive to learning. The course is a highly practical and theoretically sound course that will help you build a positive learning environment, teach valuable life skills, and inspire in students a desire to live active, healthy lives. It is filled with engaging activities and strategies to use with students. It goes beyond sports and physical activity to build social-emotional skills needed for life-long success.   Educators will learn how to help students:

  • Develop a growth mindset
  • Focus Regulate emotions
  • Set goals
  • Learn the importance of preparation and practice

 

“Best online course I have ever taken! Everything is organized and easy to follow along. Both instructors give prompt specific feedback from every assignment. I have learned more than I had ever imagined about SEL practices and have improved my instruction. I will be sure to recommend to colleagues.” -- Educator from Maryland

 

Professional Development Certificate

This course is applicable towards the Social Emotional Learning Certificate.

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