Fly Five Lesson Demonstration

Date & time: Thursday, August 25, 2022 | 3:00-4:00 PM EST

Description & Goals: 

Join us to learn more about the lessons included in Fly Five: The Social and Emotional Learning Curriculum. Hear about the foundational SEL competencies of Fly Five for grades K–8. We will provide an overview of the unique components and learning structures of Fly Five lessons. Together we will engage in a walk-through of sample lessons for both elementary and middle school students. You will be provided with a digital sample kit to explore the tools and activities offered in the lessons of Fly Five’s social-emotional learning curriculum.

Participants will:

  • Gain insight about the social and emotional competencies of the Fly Five SEL curriculum
  • Review Fly Five lesson components and learning structures
  • Engage in a Fly Five sample lesson walk-through for both elementary and middle school 



Host: Rachel Kohler

Rachel brings a vast knowledge of modern classroom operations and partnership building as well as a passion for social and emotional learning to her role as an educational partnership consultant. Prior to joining Center for Responsive Schools, Rachel worked as a classroom teacher, librarian, and programs consultant in public schools across the Northeast for three years. These roles have provided her with firsthand experience working with SEL and consulting administrators on implementation of schoolwide programs.


Cohost: Brooke Martineau

Brooke Martineau has worked as a secondary science educator across western Massachusetts, and has seen firsthand how SEL provides equity for academic success and personal growth in all students. She is passionate about transforming teaching and learning with neurological findings. She has presented NSF-funded undergraduate research, conducted under the direction of Dr. Kira Bailey, exploring the effects of video games on cognitive control, and worked as a departmental assistant in her undergraduate neuroscience program. Through her work with the department at Bay Path University, she discovered her passion for teaching and completed a one-year master’s in education at the University of Massachusetts before embarking on a position as a founding teacher at the Hampden Charter School of Science. As an educational partnership consultant, she is proud to partner with schools to bring the newest SEL practices to small and large districts alike.