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Addressing SEL Through Storytelling

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 2 of 3, at station "SEL for Students" within the playground "Google for Education Playground: Creating an Impact"; scroll down to see more details.

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Teresa Engler  

Students are experiencing an overabundance of emotions during the COVID-19 crisis, and they need a way to share what they're feeling. Learn how online writing apps and tools can give students an outlet for sorting out their thoughts and facing their fears and concerns about uncertain times.

Audience: Teachers, Coaches
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: https://www.storyjumper.com/

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Google Docs

Topic: Storytelling/multimedia
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
  • Coach teachers in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences using differentiation, including adjusting content, process, product and learning environment based on student readiness levels, learning styles, interests and personal goals.
Digital Age Learning Environments
  • Maintain and manage a variety of digital tools and resources for teacher and student use in technology-rich learning environments.
Digital Citizenship
  • Model and promote strategies for achieving equitable access to digital tools and resources and technology-related best practices for all students and teachers.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this presentation is to demostrate ways to give students an opportunity to face challenges and fears about the everychanging world.
Learn how students can use storytelling as an outlet for recognizing and sharing their emotions to improve their social and emotional wellbeing.


I Presenter will introduce the topic and give background
II Discussion of various ways to help students express ideas to help with their social and emotional wellbeing
III Presentation of various online storytelling tools and apps
IV Samples of student work
V Sharing stories with the community
VI Publishing student work

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Teresa Engler, Mcguffey School District

Teresa is a K-12 Instructional Technology Coach in the McGuffey School District. She is a Dynamic Learning Project Certified Coach, a Google Certified Coach, and a Google Certified Trainer. Teresa spent her 30-year career as a classroom teacher in the East Stroudsburg Area School District and in the McGuffey School District. Her certifications included BS Elementary K-6, MS Elementary, K-12 Reading Specialist, Instructional Leadership Principal K-12, and Science 7-9. Teresa has presented at various conferences and workshops around the country including PETE&C 2019, 2021 and ISTE 2019, 2020.

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