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SEL625: Trauma in Education


Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning: Research & Practice.

Durlak, J. A., Domitrovich, C. E. Weissberg, R. P. & Gullotta, T. P. (Eds.). (2015). Handbook of social and emotional learning: Research and practice. The Guilford Press. ISBN for eBook: 9781462520176 

The Action Research Guidebook: A process for pursuing equity and excellence in education.

Sagor, R. D. & Williams, C. (2017). The Action Research Guidebook: A Process for Pursuing Equity in Education. Corwin. eText ISBN: 9781506380612


From the Durlak textbook:

  • Chapter 20 -- Systems for Assessing and Improving Students’ Social Skills to Achieve Academic Competence, Stephen N. Elliott, Jennifer R. Frey, and Michael Davies.
  • Chapter 21 -- Challenges and Opportunities in the Direct Assessment of Children’s Social and Comprehension, Clark McKowan.
  • Chapter 23 -- Assessment of Climate and Conditions for Learning, Mark Garibaldi, Sally Ruddy, Kimberly Kendziora, and Davide Osher.

From the Sagor & Williams textbook:

  • Chapter 8 -- Analyzing Data (pp. 128-152)
    • Trend Analysis
    • Organizing Data to Help Answer the Three Generic Questions
  • ACR Question 1: What Did We Do?
  • ACR Question 2: What Changes Occurred Regarding the Achievement Targets
  • ACR Question #: What Was the Relationship Between Actions Taken and Any Changes in performance on the Targets

Supplemental Video Resources

Action Research Connection (ARC)

Canditates will submit an ARC for Weeks Three and Four. Select from readings, videos and text chapters, three items and add them to the ARC. Feel free to begin working on this from the resources provided this week, so you are fully preppared to submit the last two weeks of the course.