This article will examine how post covid fatigue has impacted many students in the middle school classroom and how the integration of the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) framework through curriculum can be beneficial for engagement. It will also review strategies teachers can use with students that are struggling to make meaningful connections with traditional curriculum. It will also briefly highlight a newly piloted Persona unit in the Language Arts classroom and provide resources teachers can use to teach this unit.
"Breaking Barriers in the Post Pandemic Classroom: Integrating Social and Emotional Learning Through Persona Poetry,"
Michigan Reading Journal: Vol. 55:
3, Article 8.
Available at: https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/mrj/vol55/iss3/8