To ensure meetings are productive, it’s a good idea to define team roles and responsibilities, and strive to share work equitably.
Professional learning communities provide an important opportunity to integrate SEL into existing practices, work collaboratively on the goals of schoolwide SEL, and cultivate their own social and emotional competencies.
When discipline policies and practices are supportive, developmentally-appropriate, and equitable, they reinforce SEL and support stronger relationships, student engagement, and equitable outcomes.
A safe and supportive school climate is an important factor for improving academic, behavioral, and mental health outcomes for students (Thapa, 2013).
This process helps schools create an environment that supports students in developing the academic, social, and emotional competencies that they need to navigate the world.
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This collection of videos from CASEL, collaborating districts, and other producers are sorted by the Ten Indicators of Schoolwide SEL and other key categories to support you in visualizing, communicating, and generating discussion about SEL.
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Review your current level of implementation, identify needs and resources, set goals, and develop concrete action steps for SEL implementation.
Establish a highly-functioning SEL team that’s representative of the school community and includes students, families, and community groups in decision-making processes.