Student-Centered Learning


Roger Weissberg, A Gentle Giant in the SEL World

September 15th, 2021

Author: Dr. Susan Bunting, Dr. Teri Lawler, and Paul Herdman

On September 5, Dr. Roger Weissberg, one of the founders of CASEL (the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning), the leading research and practice organization in the nation on Social and Emotional Learning, passed away at the age of 69. As Delaware’s Secretary of Education, the state’s leader on SEL and the head of...

The School-Based Health Center Boom Might Soon Be Upon Us 

May 19th, 2021

Author: Matt Amis

Student health and wellness was an emerging topic even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Now it’s a top concern for families and education leaders alike.   House Bill 129, introduced by Rep. Kim Williams in state legislature last week, would build on the state’s existing network of school-based health centers by requiring...

A Look at Delaware’s Digital Learning Landscape

October 8th, 2020

Author: Neil Kirschling

Back in June, we blogged about how Delaware has approached digital learning during COVID-19. Since then, the state has invested in areas such as access to devices and broadband connectivity, and published a feasibility study to further examine the gaps. Digital learning is more relevant than ever, as parents, students, and teachers must...

Teachers Weigh in on Reopening Schools

July 6th, 2020


The Rodel Teacher Network represents a wide variety of educator roles and grade levels from across the state. As educators, we are encouraged by all the hard work of our peers and leaders over the past few months. We are optimistic we can build upon all that we have learned through these months of remote learning to do even better for our...