While much uncertainty surrounds how and when school will reopen, we know that social and emotional learning will be critical to re-engaging students, supporting adults, rebuilding relationships, and creating a foundation for academic learning. Join Matthew Farber as he shares the importance of leveraging games for SEL as well as its impact on school climate and building happier classrooms. You will also walk away with a variety of free resources, including digital tools and games to assist with SEL skill-building.

Presented by Matthew Farber

Matthew Farber, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Technology, Innovation, and Pedagogy program at the University of Northern Colorado. His research is at the intersection of teacher education, learning technologies, and game-based learning. He ponders how educators can use games in their classrooms to give students agency, while also teaching skills of empathy, systems thinking, and design thinking.


Special Technology Instructions



By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate SimpleK12 Certificate of Completion

Learning Credits

CEU 0.50


Viewed a 30 Min On-Demand Course

25 points
On course completion