Teams can use this template (OST version) to plan communications so that all stakeholders are kept abreast of the work and how they can be involved.
Teams can use this template to plan communications so that all stakeholders are kept abreast of the work and how they can be involved.
Establish structures to support consistent two-way SEL communications between the SEL team and all stakeholders.
In addition to driving overall schoolwide SEL implementation, PDSA improvement cycles also provide a powerful structure for quickly testing specific innovative strategies to support SEL.
When instructional practices actively involve students in making meaning of content, they are more deeply engaged in their learning and have meaningful opportunities to practice SEL skills.
Create meaningful partnership opportunities and two-way communication that invites families to understand, experience, inform, and support the social and emotional development of their students.
Students have a unique perspective on how high-level decisions impact the day-to-day life of the school, and their voices are critical to quality schoolwide SEL implementation. By listening to students, schools can make informed decisions about the changes that will best support all learners.
Review your current level of implementation, identify needs and resources, set goals, and develop concrete action steps for SEL implementation.
Use the PDSA cycle to drive high-quality schoolwide SEL implementation.
As your SEL team works with teachers to align SEL and academic objectives, it’s also important to consider how the content is delivered so that it supports the practice of social and emotional competencies.