SEL

Vivensity Expands imSparked SEL Program to Schoology & Moodle

Pioneering Teen SEL Program Now Available on Four LMS Platforms April 12, 2022 | Palo Alto, CA – Responding to broader demand for its Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program, designed specifically for Grades 5-12, Vivensity announced today that imSparked© is now available on two additional Learning Management System (LMS) platforms, Schoology and Moodle, in addition to the previously supported Canvas and Google Classrooms. With four available platforms, it is now even easier for middle … Read More

How Can My Personal Growth Lead to Common Good?

by Malavika Eby “I choose to believe we are each connected to one another, fingers of the same hand. Your progress is also my progress…So on this year’s SEL Day, I hope for one thing and one thing only: For all of you to feel happier, healthier, a part of something bigger than yourself, and supported from every direction, especially by your family here at Vivensity.” – Malavika Eby, Vivensity Intern As SEL Day approaches … Read More

The True Heart of Valentine’s Day: Healthy Communication in Relationships

By Shradha Shendge Valentine’s Day: a day that feels like an explosion of candy hearts, red roses, and pink tinsels & trimmings everywhere you go. I’ve personally found the past several Valentine’s Days to be overbearing in their commercial nature. But this year, I want to shift my focus to the true heart of this holiday: the relationships we cultivate in our lives. More specifically, I want to hone in on the communication you need … Read More

What Teachers Need to Know About Adolescence and SEL

By Marion Goldstein, Ed.D., Director of Strategic Partnerships, Vivensity (Originally published by SEL4NJ) Until recently, most school-based efforts around Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) were directed toward pre-school and the elementary grades. With anxiety, depression, and other signs of distress reaching crisis levels among older students, the urgent need for schools to promote SEL across all grade levels has become overwhelmingly clear. Middle and high school teachers are expressing new levels of commitment to embrace the important … Read More

Talk and Solve

In the distraction-filled environment of the 21st century, society has fallen to a state where emotions and opinions are not fully expressed by a person in fear of rejection and conflict. With the dominant and false stereotype of vulnerability being stereotypically correlated to weakness, people are continuously discouraged in speaking out their minds and practicing what they value. Despite the argument of this action being a dependable way of protecting oneself and one’s relationships, it … Read More