Social Emotional Learning in the Orchestra Classroom

Saturday, January 29, 2022
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM


My presentation will focus on a the sociology of SEL, my philosophy of SEL, and an SEL-based curriculum and pacing guide. The curriculum I have created focuses on building social skills, emotional intelligence, and creating learning experiences. My philosophy will include a critique and benefits of SEL. I will also elaborate on different sociological theories like Self-Determination and the Zone of Proximal Development, that are necessary to incorporate SEL.

Learning Objective 1
Understand the definition social emotional learning.
Learning Objective 2
Understand the importance of a teacher-student relationship and student-student relationships.
Learning Objective 3
Create a personal philosophy of social emotional learning.
Target Audiences
Strings, Band
Session Level
MS/JH, High School
Session Type