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Social and Emotional Learning: Engineering Empathy in the Early Childhood Classroom

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You likely know that emotional development and social skills are essential for school readiness, but you may be wondering why you should include engineering in your early learner classroom or are unsure how it relates to Social Emotional Learning, or SEL. Join Naomi Harm as she explains how incorporating engineering activities can provide real world opportunities for children to empathize, make responsible decisions, actively listen, collaborate, and develop a growth mindset. She will also share some examples of engineering learning examples to support and nurture SEL in your early childhood classroom.


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Saturday, July 20, 2019 @ 2:00 PM EDT
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Diversity & SEL, Early Learners, STEAM
Tags: Early Elementary, Early Learners, empathy, engineering, PreK-2, social emotional learning, STEAM, STEM

Reviews (47)

Very informative...thank you!
Full Member
So informative! Many ideas that can be used right away!
It was great.
Thank you!
Full Member
Thank you for the awesome practical ideas and book suggestion. :)
Thank you. I got a lot of ideas to implement this year.
Full Member
Great information from Naomi. How do I receive links to her slideshow?
Thank you for sharing your knowledge with us.
Nice work
Great ways to incorporate reading and part as the process.
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