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.
Schoolwide SEL is evidenced by indicators in the classroom, school, family, and community.
Schoolwide norms help operationalize how all staff and students will contribute to a school culture that achieves their shared vision.
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SEL is a powerful lever for creating caring, just, inclusive, and healthy communities that support all individuals in reaching their fullest potential.
When teachers build the structures that support belonging and emotional safety, they lay the groundwork for students to focus on learning (Sergiovanni, 1994 in Darling-Hammond et al., 2017).
The CASEL Guide to Schoolwide SEL provides an intentional and collaborative implementation process. Find out where to begin.
Create a stable budget for SEL resources, professional learning, and staffing to support the sustainability of SEL efforts.
Align schoolwide systems, policies, programs, and practices to promote SEL for students.