Social Emotional Learning Resource Guide

We advocate for the benefits of music education, such as leadership, self-expression, and creativity. If we truly believe this….SEL should not be viewed as something taking time from musical instruction; it can be done THROUGH musical instruction.

NAfME National Conference Presenter Scott N. Edgar, Ph.D

Below are various webpages and recordings I collected and organized from the public domain and Dr.Albert’s music library.

Article: Engaging Students with Social-Emotional Learning through Songwriting By Bryan Powell, sponsored by Little Kids Rock

It has some great ideas for working with students through songwriting and incorporating SEL practices.

Video: Series of Teaching Social Emotional Learning Through Music educational videos by Music for All

Episode 1 – Composing With Heart, Part 1

Episode 1 – Composing With Heart, Part 2

SEL in Music Education from Texas Music Educators Association

The following resources can be utilized to support your students.

Social Emotional Learning Resources page

This document includes articles, tools, and videos on introduction to SEL and information on how to imply it in both in-person and remote teaching.