Social-Emotional Learning

Social and Emotional Learning

"In a world where emotional intelligence is critical for lifelong happiness, successful careers, and healthier relationships, social-emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults can better understand, manage, and express emotions and empathy, develop positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. SEL curricula teach children techniques that help them gain confidence, set and achieve positive goals, collaborate well, and navigate the world more effectively—adding a highly valuable dimension to education in the classroom." (CASEL, “What is SEL?”)

Second Step

Second Step

"With age-appropriate lessons, Second Step SEL for K–5 features catchy songs, fun games, and other engaging activities that develop social-emotional skills. Children learn how to make friends, manage their emotions, solve problems, and deal with peer pressure." (Second Step Website)

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Dynamic Mindfulness

"The purpose of teaching Dynamic Mindfulness in schools is to provide students with ways to manage their stress, to find a sense of safety in their own bodies, and to take positive action to change their emotional and mental states." (Dmind.org)

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