March 25, 2021

Building Relationships and Engaging Students with SEL - PPD096

Dani Kennis talks about the SEL that is working in her classroom.

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Dani Kennis is a Special Education Social Studies teacher in Clarkstown, NY. Dani is passionate about professional development, building relationships & Social Emotional Learning (SEL).

Topics Discussed:

  • How do you define SEL?
  • How has SEL helped foster relationships with students?
  • How does SEL impact classroom management?
  • How could someone start integrating SEL into their classroom?
  • What will SEL look like when the world is 'normal' and post-COVID?

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Dani Kennis

Social Studies Teacher & EdTech Nerd

Dani is a high school Special Education Social Studies teacher in NY. She has presented at ISTE, NYSCATE, & EdCamps. She is passionate about creating inclusive classroom culture by engaging her students in social emotional learning. Dani has mastered the use of technology to foster strong relationships with her students. Her positivity is contagious and her desire to see all students succeed is evident in the way both students and colleagues describe her zeal for her profession. Dani is passionate about personal growth, learning, leading, and creating positive enduring change. She shares about her work and teaching on Twitter (@kennisdani) & Instagram (@stuckonedu).