What is Social and Emotional Learning?. Building Resilience in Children and Young People. Teacher Professional Development. What is Social and Emotional Learning?.
What is Social and Emotional Learning?
Building Resilience in Children and Young People
Teacher Professional Development
Durlak et al. 2011, CASEL, 2013; Frydenberg, 2010; Hromek & Roffey, 2009
Multi-modal programs that integrate social problem solving, social, and emotional understanding work better than traditional prevention models based on single skills
Matthews, Zeidner & Roberts (2004)
Durlak et al. 2011
Address a broad range of risk and protective factors
Use strengths-based approaches
Utilise collaborative teaching strategies
Engage students in problem-solving and critical thinking
Assist students to relate their learning to real life situations
Incorporate messages which support development of healthy societal norms
Are delivered in a longitudinal fashion
Are age-appropriate and culturally attuned
Are augmented by a broad and on-going health and wellbeing curriculum
Target specific behaviours as well as general life-skills
Are located within a positive, inclusive and participatory school environment
Make effective use of games as a method to enhance peer relations
Teach critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Teach self-calming strategies
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) leads research and innovation in the area of social and emotional learning (SEL).