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School Day

School Day

School Day
SEL skills
School Day is an analysis tool for student well-being

When students feel better, they learn better. School Day asks students questions about their wellbeing, analyzes the data, and provides real-time insight. The service highlights what’s going well in the classroom and provides easily implementable solutions. From the classroom to school and district level, School Day help students and educators around the world learn how wellbeing improves learning outcomes.

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Middle school
High School
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Mobile Android
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Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

All students' activities get monitored and tracked. The teacher can see the progression and results very clearly from their dashboards. Data-based inspirational suggestions are provided to the teacher for solving problems and doing exercises with the class. School Day also provides excellent pre-curated material for the teacher to use in their classroom.
There are good instructions for the use both for the teacher and for the student. The teacher has extensive material for doing exercises that address the need that is shown through the survey data. The lesson plans support varied exercise types in CASEL areas, both individual and collaborative reflection and expression. The students also receive information on how they are doing as a group.
The survey maps wellbeing in multiple areas and the lesson plans are easy to integrate to the teaching of various subjects. The activities can be varied depending on your class. For the student, answering the questions is flexible and makes them assess the situation from multiple viewpoints. Analytics shows the key metrics well, and the teacher can compare the progress between classes and the whole school.
Even though answering the questions is an individual activity and requires individual reflection, In School Day, individual progress is tied to class or group progress. Each learner is responsible to other learners - they need to commit to answering the questions to give their own input to class wellbeing. The lesson plans provide great guidance for constructive collaboration and building up SEL skills.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

School Day maps the different areas of well-being holistically.
Dashboards are informative, and the teacher can see how the class is doing in one glimpse.
The Lesson plans support development of skills very well and give great guidence.
The system is easy and fluent to use.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Developing positive relationships.
Practicing teamwork and collaborative problem-solving.
Identifying and using stress-management strategies.
Exhibiting self-discipline and self-motivation.
Setting personal and collective goals.
Recognizing strengths in others.
Taking others’ perspectives.
Communicating effectively.
Seeking or offering support and help when needed.
Demonstrating curiosity and open-mindedness.
Reflecting on one’s role to promote personal, family, and community well-being.
Evaluating personal, interpersonal, community, and institutional impacts.
Linking feelings, values, and thoughts.
Identifying one’s emotions.
Having a growth mindset.
Managing one’s emotions.
Learning to make a reasoned judgment after analyzing information, data, facts.
Demonstrating honesty and integrity.
Developing interests and a sense of purpose.
Anticipating and evaluating the consequences of one’s actions.
Demonstrating empathy and compassion.
Showing concern for the feelings of others.
Understanding the influences of organizations/systems on behavior.
Resolving conflicts constructively.

Soft skills learning goals

Practicing to look things from different perspectives
Practicing to recognize and express feelings
Practicing to work with others
Learning to listen other people’s opinions
Practicing to express own thoughts and feelings
Enabling the growth of positive self-image
Practicing to use imagination and to be innovative
Practicing to find ways of working that are best for oneself
Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
Practicing creative thinking
Practicing to use imagination and to be innovative
Learning to find solutions in social conflicts
Learning to understand the meaning of rules, contracts and trust
Learning to acquire, modify and produce information in different forms
Learning to understand and interpret diverse types of texts
Learning to plan and design own written content and textual representations
Building common knowledge of technological solutions and their meaning in everyday life
Practicing to improvise
Encouraging students to be innovative and express new ideas
Recognizing habits that are good for sustainable living
Encouraging the growth of positive self-image
Practicing to take care of one's own wellbeing and health
Practicing to take care of own and other people’s safety
Learning to face respectfully people and follow the good manners
Learning to understand people, surroundings and phenomenons around us
Encouraging to build new information and visions
Learning decision-making, influencing and accountability
Practicing communication through different channels
Practicing to give, get and reflect feedback
Using technology for interaction and collaboration
Using technology to express one’s emotions and experiences
Practicing persistent working
Developing problem solving skills
Practicing to argument clearly own opinions and reasonings

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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