29 minutes | Feb 23, 2021

Ep. 83: Connecting the dots between SEL and music, with Scott Edgar, PhD

The development of social emotional learning (SEL) skills is embedded and inherent in musical training. And yet there are many ways we as educators and parents can streamline this process through being intentional in how we integrate SEL and music. A global pandemic has made this integration exponentially vital, and has increased our awareness of social and emotional needs – and how they can affect other areas of our lives, whether we’re talking about mental health, immune function, or academic grades and performance. We discuss reasons music teachers are in a prime position to build students' social and emotional skills; resources for parents and educators; and an exciting new venture that will launch in March 2021! Links and notes related to this episode can be found at https://mpetersonmusic.com/podcast/episode83   Get in touch: Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/EnhanceLifeMusic/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/enhancelifemusic/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mpetersonpiano/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/musicenhances   In-episode promos: Rolflex Pro https://irolflex.com/?rfsn=4898858.8a3306 The Business Side of Music podcast https://www.businesssideofmusic.com/  
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