Tag: CASEL

  • The Connection Between SEL and Literacy Instruction: A Bridge Not Too Far

    Classrooms that regularly integrate SEL (social-emotional learning) include supportive classroom climate, integration of SEL into academic instruction, and explicit SEL instruction. This blog will focus on the second: integration of SEL into literacy instruction.  Integration of SEL into academic instruction Integration of SEL with literacy instruction provides opportunities for students to practice and reflect on…

  • MTSS: The Oil for Literacy and SEL 

    MTSS (Multi-tiered System of Supports) has been an integral part of many schools which includes core instruction as well as interventions. Literacy and Math instruction are main staples of MTSS throughout the day. SEL (Social-emotional Learning) should be part of MTSS as well.  In 2021 the Council of Chief State School Officers with collaboration with…

  • The Best of Both Worlds Based on Science

    Although Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) began in the 1960s at the Yale School of Medicine in its Child Study Center, the topic resurfaced with fervor globally in schools since the pandemic. According to CASEL (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning), SEL includes building competence in the areas of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and…