5 ways teachers promote SEL in their classroom

Improving student achievement through innovation is the ultimate goal in education, as well as the development of social and emotional skills in children and youngsters.  However, what matters the most, is not how much students know, but what they can do with what they know. Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges. What can teachers do to promote SEL outside and inside the classroom?

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What we talk about when we talk about SEL?

There’s a chance you might have crossed paths with the term SEL, but do you know what it means? SEL stands for Social and emotional learning. It is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

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