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Social Emotional Learning

What is Social and Emotional Learning?

Social and emotional learning (SEL) 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.


Social and emotional competencies include:

SELF-AWARENESS

Recognizing your own emotions and accurately assessing your strengths and challenges.

SELF-MANAGEMENT

Effectively regulating your emotions and behaviors In different situations.

SOCIAL AWARENESS

Understanding the perspective of and empathizing with others inclusive of our diverse backgrounds.

RELATIONSHIP SKILLS

Creating healthy relationships, communicating clearly, and cooperating with others.

RESPONSIBLE DECISION-MAKING
Making positive choices about personal behavior and social interactions.

Why Social and Emotional Learning?

Social and emotional learning helps children and adults succeed In academic, social and professional life through the development of a wide range of intra and interpersonal life skills including:

  • Self-efficacy
  • Goal Setting
  • Relationship Building
  • Empathy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Problem-Solving
  • Teamwork

SEL Curricula

RUSD uses Second Step as the Social Emotional Learning curriculum for grades K-5.

2nd Step

RUSD uses Character Strong as the Social Emotional Learning curriculum for grades 6-12.

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