School-based Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Meeting the social and emotional needs of students in foundational to successful academic outcomes (U.S. Department of Education, 2021).Schools can intentionally grow social and emotional skills. In classrooms, students can learn and apply SEL skills and use these skills to connect with the content they are learning. In schools, SEL skills can be practiced and modeled by students and school staff. SEL competencies can be used to inform school-wide policies that contribute to a positive school climate.