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How one teacher integrated social and emotional learning into his math classroom

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A math teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, named Chris Orpitz, explains how he integrates the teaching of social and emotional skills into a math class, for grades three to five. A video interview with him (which includes footage of his class in action) and his lesson plans, procedures and rubrics are available on this Edutopia webpage.

This link provides a teacher’s perspective on the value of investing time and effort into building classroom processes which help to develop student social and emotional skills; while the area focused here is math, Chris Orpitz’s ideas and procedures are relevant to other academic areas.