Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – What is it?

Social-Emotional Knowledge, Attitudes and Skills

5 SEL Skills (according to the Committee for Children):

Social Emotional Learning is an age appropriate ability to…

  • manage emotions
  • have empathy
  • solve problems
  • make responsible decisions
  • maintain healthy relationships

5 SEL Skills (according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning-CASEL):

Social Emotional Learning is an age appropriate understanding of…

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-management
  • Social awareness
  • Relationship skills
  • Responsible decision-making