This was developed in support of the Toolbox Training workshop, Promoting Social & Emotional Learning, which you can learn about more here. This content is also available via the free pdf book 100 Activities and Methods for Promoting Social & Emotional Learning in Afterschool Programs.
What Is Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)?
“The capacity to recognize and manage emotions, solve problems effectively, and establish positive relationships with others.” –Joseph E. Zins and Maurice J. Elias, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
Why SEL Matters
There are proven benefits for youth who participate in social & emotional learning programs in school settings.
What Goes Up:
What Goes Down:
Resources in parentheses are detailed at the bottom of the page.
There are seven social & emotional skills with which all youth should be A.R.M.O.R.E.D.: