CASEL’s mission is to help make social and emotional learning (SEL) an integral part of education from preschool through high school.
Brief on SEL assessment now in online library.
"Preventing Bullying with Emotional Intelligence"--Education Week
A Webinar on How to Use the 2013 CASEL Guide.
Two New CASEL Briefs on State Standards for SEL.
SEL Advocate gives a TEDx Talk on the Importance of SEL.
CASEL Seeks Candidates for Vice President for Practice Position. A national search is underway.
In Mid-March: A National Conference on Teaching and Learning.
SEL Goes International with a New Report from the World Bank.
Austin School District Receives $1 million grant to support SEL.
A Blog from CASEL and Our Partners in the Field of Social and Emotional Learning
Chicago Public Schools fifth-grade teacher Julie Van Fleet has been using Second Step, one of the evidence-based social and emotional learning programs reviewed in the 2013 CASEL Guide. Our thanks to Julie for submitting the following success story.
One year I had a student who had difficulty getting along with his peers. He would react quickly and intensely, causing most seemingly small moments to escalate at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, it got to a point where other students found it amusing to witness one of these reactions from him, which of course made things even worse. About halfway through the year, we started implementing Second Step and embedding social emotional learning strategies throughout the school day. We practiced a lot of calm-down strategies and problem-solving skills, as well as community-building and empathy activities.
From my point of view as their teacher... Read more