Cooking Up Adults’ Capacity for SEL

A six-step recipe for success.

Topics: Social Emotional Learning, Health and Wellness

Looking for a tasty way to spice up SEL in your school? Stir in some adult SEL! The plateful of four essential approaches for delivering SEL—set a positive climate, offer explicit SEL instruction, integrate SEL into academic instruction and out-of-school-time (OST) activities, and build school-OST partnerships—isn’t part of a balanced diet unless your teachers and instructors are steeped in their own emotional competence.

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