SEL Awardee

Sarah McMaster

Horizon Academy West
Horizon Academy West
Albuquerque, NM
“Researchers agree upon 5 key areas of competencies of SEL, and this project focuses on social awareness. We have found that increasing reading skills, especially fluency, with our emerging EL population allows us to better model and teach empathy and perseverance. The idea behind this project is to model, teach and share with our younger kinder-buddies how we build people and what successful students look like. Funding will be used for Chromebooks, novels and computer programs that will integrate social emotional learning through strengthened reading skills so that all students, including our EL learners, are not left behind.”
Tags: Charter School, Curriculum, Elementary School, ELs, Teacher, Urban