Social-Emotional Learning

What is Social Emotional Learning?

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.


Highlighted Resources

This article guides families in speaking with children about the Coronavirus

This comprehensive website has resources for families, educators, and leaders.

Common Sense Media has compiled a variety of SEL resources including articles, videos, and ideas to integrate SEL into content areas.

Additional Resources

Digital Knowledge Journal

This digital resource, created by Katie McNamara, encourages students to build self-awareness as they learn knowledge. Make a copy of the file to edit.

Confident Parents, Confident Kids

Website is designed to support parents in supporting the social and emotional development of their children.

Parent Resource for COVID-19

Tips for parents for supporting students during COVID-19 pandemic. Created by National Association of School Psychologists.

FREE Online Course for Mental Health

Register for this FREE online course from and learn how to support your child's mental health.

Screen-Free Time

This compilation of books, categorized by grade level, focuses on texts that build students' social-emotional competency.

This curated list of books for students in grades K-3 is organized by competencies of SEL.

This printable resource encourages students to build self-awareness as they reflect upon

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