Resources

Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development?

This toolkit consists of three downloadable documents that offer guidelines on how to improve and assess students’ social and emotional development.

CASEL District Resource Center

This resource offers guidance and more than 500 tools and artifacts to implement social and emotional learning districtwide. All are based on and drawn from the actual experience of the 10 districts in CASEL’s Collaborating Districts Initiative.

CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs (middle and high school edition)

This guide provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of SEL programs for middle and high schools. It uses this framework to identify and rate well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States.

CASEL Guide: Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs (preschool and elementary school edition)

This guide provides a systematic framework for evaluating the quality of SEL programs for preschool and elementary schools. It uses this framework to rate and identify well-designed, evidence-based SEL programs with potential for broad dissemination to schools across the United States.

Character Lab Playbooks

Playbooks are ready-to-use resources that target a specific character strength. They are designed with high school and middle school teachers and students in mind, but they can equally benefit other audiences.

Growth Mindset Toolkit

The toolkit is a self-contained professional development session built to ensure that teachers have a positive experience while learning more about growth mindset.

Mindfulness Toolkit

This toolkit provides educators with a variety of resources and strategies to support the development of mindfulness.

NBC Parent Toolkit

This site provides resources for parents about almost every aspect of the development of children and their specific milestones – social and emotional development, academic achievement and health and wellness.

A Parent’s Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

This curated list identifies a number of resources for parents on fostering social and emotional skills such as kindness, gratitude, and persistence.

Quick Guide on Making School Climate Improvements

This Quick Guide provides district and school leaders, teachers, school staff and other members of the school community with the basics on how to initiate, implement and sustain school climate improvements.

Self-Efficacy Toolkit

This toolkit is a 90-minute professional development session designed for educators seeking research-based strategies to help their students build self-efficacy.

Self-Management Toolkit

This toolkit is a self-contained professional development session built to ensure that teachers have a positive experience while learning more about self-management.

Social and Emotional Learning Coaching Toolkit

This toolkit is for instructional coaches, administrators and district leaders who support teachers and other instructional staff in integrating SEL into their daily instructional practices.

Social Awareness Toolkit

This toolkit is a 90-minute professional development session designed for educators seeking research-based strategies to help their students build social awareness.