Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Social-emotional learning (SEL) can positively impact students, teachers, and school districts -creating a welcoming and safer environment for students. Students learn the skills needed to self-regulate and constructively work toward solutions. SEL can fundamentally transform the lives of children and the classroom environment. 

Watanabe-Crockett, 2019

Videos About Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

Committee for Children define SEL and describe why it is important in education.Closed Captioned, 2:54 minutes.  
The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) describe how they are providing research, practice and policy to support social and emotional learning in schools nationwide.  Closed Captioned, 6:14 minutes.  
Frameworks of Tampa Bay Inc. have students describe some of the skills of social emotional learning.  Closed Captioned, 2:06 minutes.  

11percentile points increase in academic achievement were found when students are involved in social emotional learning programs at school.   (Watanabe-Crockett, 2019)

82school-based social-emotional learning interventions studied have found significant improvement in skills, attitudes and indicators of well-being as well as significant decreases in negative outcomes such as substance use and problem behaviors. (Taylor et al. 2017)

5core competencies make up an effective social emotional learning program. These are self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision making, social awareness and relationship skills.  (Watanabe-Crockett, 2019)

More Information About Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Resources for educators, researchers and policy leaders centering around evidence based social and emotional learning.

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation program for incorporation SEL into the curriculum.

25 Resources for Social Emotional Learning
Teach Thought lists information for educators.

Social-Emotional Learning Resources
Scholastic Classroom Magazines provides age linked worksheets, templates and book recommendations for teaching SEL.