Social and Emotional Learning
Purpose Prep SEL Curriculum Expanded
- By Dian Schaffhauser
and emotional learning provider Purpose
is adding three new courses to its SEL collection, which
will, in turn, be added to the curriculum made available by
Both companies produce K-12 online learning courses and are owned by
new additions are intended for grades 6-12 and include:
these courses follow the format in six original courses included in
the Edgenuity learning management system, each will have about 15
hours of active learning time, not counting teacher-led discussions
or offline work. Individual lessons, which are customizable, can be
done in about 30 minutes.
to the companies, the courses align to standards such as the
for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
and frameworks, including as Positive
Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Systems of Support (MTSS).
excited about these new courses as they reflect our continued promise
to improve and expand our offerings in response to customer feedback,
especially during this time of increased stressors and need,"
said Daniel Budzinski, founder and CEO of Purpose Prep, in a press
this year Louisiana's Department
announced that it would be making SEL courses available to all
students in grades 6-12. Purpose Prep's SEL offerings were included
in a list
of "student well-being" vendors for schools to choose from.
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.