SEL Awardee

Brandon Graves

Dann C. Byck Elementary School
Jefferson County Public Schools
Louisville, KY
“Partnering with Global Game Changers (GGC), the Superhero Educators + Superhero Students = A Partnership in Student Empowerment to Ignite Good! Project narrows the 6,000-hour achievement gap facing Title I students by the time they enter 6th grade. This inventive out-of-school time extended learning program teaches philanthropy as a tool to promote deeper learning experiences; improving students social-emotional competencies with a fun and engaging superhero-themed curriculum that encourages students to IGNITE GOOD!® (do something nice without expecting anything in return) in their community by adopting the empowering Superpower Equation: MY TALENT + MY HEART = MY SUPERPOWER!™.”
Tags: Collaborative Learning, Community Engagement, Curriculum, Girls & Young Women of Color, Measurement, Mentorship, Mindfulness, Project-based Learning, Student Engagement, Student Leadership & Voice, Students Affected by Suspensions, Students with Disabilities, Teacher, Use of Space