Social-Emotional Skills

We Enable Social-Emotional Learning

  1. Program centers foster collaboration and help build relationships among students.

  2. Encourage student-centered learning and choice by offering a variety of activity options.

  3. Integrate opportunities for self-evaluation.

  4. Frequent opportunities to practice skills and concepts build confidence.

  5. Program activities create opportunities for flexible grouping and seating in classrooms.

Programs Promoting Social-Emotional Learning

Daily Math Fluency

Guided Math

STEM in Action

Differentiated Literacy Centers

Close Reading

Differentiated Math Centers

hand2mind Enables Social-Emotional Learning

  • Provide students with checklists and rubrics for projects to encourage student ownership of work.
  • Allow students to self-evaluate through regular journaling prompts.
  • Set personal goals.
  • Acknowledge issues and work to address them with students.
  • Regularly use estimations and prediction to help students gauge his or her ability to complete a task.
  • Develop a "Classroom Culture" chart with students that establishes ways to communicate, listen to others, apologize, share, etc.
  • Regularly engage with parents and families and find ways to bring them into your activities and projects.
  • Help students identify verbal and nonverbal cues and display those cues for reference.
  • Pair confident students with those that are shy. Pair introverted students with extroverted students and provide opportunities to work with different partners.
  • Offer a variety of options for activities and assignments so students have the power to choose how they wish to complete.

Social Emotional Learning in 50 States

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♦Preschool SEL standards only.

♦Preschool and early elementary SEL standards.

♦Preschool and K-12 SEL standards.

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