On August 26th, 2020, QuaverEd announced an innovative partnership with Panorama Education to provide transformative online SEL tools for PreK-5 teachers.
QuaverSEL, the company’s fully dedicated SEL curriculum, offers engaging resources that harness the power and emotion of music in developing the academic, social, and emotional skills of students across the school campus.
Panorama Education partners with K-12 schools and districts across the country to collect and analyze data about social-emotional learning, school climate, family engagement, and more. With research-backed surveys and a leading technology platform, Panorama helps educators act on data and improve student outcomes. Panorama supports more than 10 million students in 17,000 schools across 49 states, including those in the New York City Department of Education, Dallas Independent School District, Seattle Public Schools, and San Francisco Unified School District.
The exciting new partnership aims to support students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade by providing engaging social and emotional learning resources.
Developed by online curriculum experts at QuaverEd, QuaverSEL curriculum resources are designed to create a culture of caring and empathy that develop and nurture the whole child, on every level. This new partnership with Panorama will create an opportunity to have an even broader impact.
Schools that use QuaverSEL have generally seen fewer classroom management challenges, higher attendance rates, and strong school safety and mental health initiatives. The interactive nature of these activities provides built-in flexibility, conducive to in-person, remote, and hybrid learning environments, particularly useful as schools struggle to adapt to fast-changing models of learning and teaching.
The new partnership will allow practitioners to explore a collection of social-emotional learning activities from QuaverSEL, on Playbook, Panorama Education’s online professional learning library that equips practitioners and school leaders with strategies for creating a positive school climate and implementing SEL in K-12 classrooms.
QuaverSEL curriculum resources support all educators in a school with a full year of ready-to-use lessons for grade PreK-5, plus standalone activities to support morning meetings or whole class, small group, and one-on-one instruction. Lessons are aligned with CASEL competencies and can be further customized by teachers and counselors to best meet the needs of their students.
The activities from QuaverSEL on Playbook align directly with topics from the Panorama Social-Emotional Learning Survey, including:
- Emotion Regulation
- Growth Mindset
- School and Classroom Climate
- Sense of Belonging
- Social Awareness
- Teacher-Student Relationships
For example, in the song The World We See, students examine the perspectives from which others view the world, and how our perspectives are viewed through various lenses.
Through the activity Perspective Sunglasses, students share their own perspectives with a partner in order to learn about one another’s lenses through which they view the world. With the song and the printable materials, teachers can support students as they develop social awareness and build community.
QuaverSEL’s digital songs and stories can be easily adapted for distance teaching or hybrid learning environments. QuaverSEL has integrated a set of five songs and one story into the Playbook to support educators and students as they identify difficult emotions and learn to cope with the uncertainty of the school year.
Panorama’s Playbook connects teachers, counselors and school leaders with easy-to-implement resources, activities, and research related to emotion regulation, grit, teacher-student relationships, adult SEL, and more. Teachers explore Panorama’s Playbook when they are looking to take action on their Panorama student survey data on school climate and social-emotional learning.
QuaverEd is thrilled to partner with Panorama Education.
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