Melissa Marlett

Melissa Marlett is a graduate of the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a Masters of Education from Saint Leo University. She worked with children with special needs for 13 years as a teacher and liaison, before joining the Learning-Focused team.
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Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom – A Guide for Elementary Teachers

By Melissa Marlett / April 29, 2021

A lot of the buzz around education today is around engagement, academics, and catching kids up. While everyone would love if a switch existed for kids to be engaged, that’s (unfortunately) not possible. Engagement doesn’t come from finding the right tech tool, but a sense of belonging. Kids are more engaged when they feel connected. …

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