The CharacterStrong Podcast: Weekly conversations for anyone in education.
CharacterStrong is an organization that provides curricula and trainings for schools internationally. Our trainings help educators infuse character and social-emotional learning into the daily fabric of any classroom or campus. Our curricula focus on character development in order to help students cultivate social-emotional skills, their emotional intelligence, and help them develop a stronger identity and purpose in school and in the world.
For more information visit our website: characterstrong.com
The Impact Of SEL & A Healthy School Culture - Riley Bruil
We talk with CharacterStrong team member Riley Bruil about how social emotional learning at his high school impacted him as a leader & college athlete, and he shares about how standing at a door changed his senior year.
Using Social-Emotional Learning to Guide School Improvement - Dr. Renee Carr
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We talk with Dr. Carr about how we need to help students to develop SEL skills right now to help prepare them for the future, and some practical ways to help meet students needs.
Mental Health & Well-Being - Dr. Brian Smith
We talk to Dr. Smith about CharacterStrong's approach to mental health and well being from a school wide approach, and how students want to hear the message that it is ok to not be ok.
The Power Of Influence: One Relationship That Led To A Teaching Career - Kris Jenkins
We talk with Kris about how her 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Moore impacted her life in a powerful way and she shares the incredible story about how this led to a career in education.
The Importance Of Connecting With Your "Why" - Chelsea Gallagher
We talk with Chelsea about the importance of connecting with your why, how it's important to share your why with others, and she shares some different ways that we can do this.
The Importance Of Student Voice Data In The SEL Integration Process - Molly Gosline
We talk with Molly about student voice data as part of the SEL integration process of inquiry and action, how they built an action framework and then roadmap, and she shares clear and practical ways on how to make that happen.
Thank you for bringing both research based and practical information to us to support us and our students!
May 7th 2021 episode
So thankful for the work that is being done at Character Strong. I listen to each episode on my way to work in the mornings, and the episode today is just so relevant for our school. We are absolutely trying to prepare students for jobs that have yet to be created. Thank you for providing such useful content!
Thank you to Character Strong for inviting me to be a guest on this podcast. I has been a honor and privilege! It is my hope and prayer that through my story others will share theirs.