SEL & Mindset
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the deliberate commitment to including a framework of essential skills and dispositions that complement academics but historically have not been a part of curricular design. Learners acquire and effectively apply the skills necessary for self-regulation or managing and talking about emotions, forming relationships, setting goals and demonstrating empathy during their learning.
Our nation’s education system has traditionally taken a reactive approach to challenges and often, the interventions come too late.
Inequitable global partnerships in the classroom lead to adults who think in inequitable terms about their relationship with the world. How might we change the root problem?
Here's how five districts launched unique programs that highlight how the shifting demographics of schools and communities were an opportunity to diversify their workforce by attracting teachers who serve and reflect all students.