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.

Project-Based Learning

Bringing Mindfulness to the K-5 Classroom

By: Lynea Gillen. There is a definite need to teach children at an early age what mindfulness is and how it can give us the tools we need for dealing successfully with all manner of challenges and difficulties.

Equity & Access

Does Your Curriculum Have a Growth Mindset?

By: Susan Santone. Cultural relevance and social action can help kids shift the narrative of their lives and futures, encouraging their optimism, agency and collaboration--all elements of the growth mindsets needed for academic and SEL development.