CASEL Competencies Teacher Resources

Use the expertise from the Collaborate for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) to organize the basic Social and Emotional Learning needs of your learners. As part of the five competencies, learners focus on self-management, self-awareness, social awareness, responsible decision-making, and relationship skills. Use these resources to arm your students with a toolkit for life's unexpected emotional rollercoasters!

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Social & Emotional Learning in Middle School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Fifteen resources make up a collection designed for middle school scholars. Here, pupils take part in lesson plans, activities, worksheets, and entire units that thoroughly examine the topic of self-awareness. Sub-topics include...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Self-Awareness

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
21st-century learners face an array of challenges. This collection is designed to help students develop the social and emotional self-awareness skills and healthy habits they need to make responsible decisions now and in the future. The...
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What is Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)?

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Learn about Social-Emotional Learning and how to set positive goals with your students so they can make responsible decisions in school and life. This collection will provide an overview of the CASEL standards and strategies.
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Lesson Activity Ideas

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Five resources make up a collection of social-emotional learning activities that target the five core competencies (self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making). The activities...
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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Random Acts of Kindness: Peer Pressure

For Teachers 8th Standards
Young people often have the best intentions at heart—but perhaps not the best influences in their ear. Encourage middle schoolers to resist the seemingly irresistible pull of peer pressure with a series that culminates in a research...
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Examples of Social and Emotional Learning in Elementary Mathematics Instruction

For Teachers K - 6th
New ReviewA 12-page document lists an abundance of math-related activities that boost social and emotional topics; self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making.  
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Learning area 5: Job Done!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewFour activities conclude a unit through discussion and activities inspired by reflection. Scholars revisit their storybook from the first unit. Self-portraits showcase thought bubbles with written statements. Groups write and perform a...
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Chapter 3: Decision Making

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewBy way of group discussion, reading, and role-play a series of six activities encourage scholars to make responsible decisions. Following an online introduction, pupils review the concept of volition and answer questions. Middle...
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Sample Teaching Activities to Support Core Competencies of Social and Emotional Learning

For Teachers K - 12th
What is social and emotional learning (SEL), and why is it important? Using a helpful resource, teachers discover ways to enhance SEL in the classroom. They show pupils how to regulate their emotions and behaviors, set personal and...
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Learning area 2: Challenging Stereotypes and Discrimination

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
New ReviewSix powerful and eyeopening lessons provide scholars with activities designed to challenge stereotypes and discrimination. The unit provides reading material with which pupils read and discuss. Grand conversations lead to physically...
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Making Time Management Work for You: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #10

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How do people balance their work and personal lives? Using the resource, viewers learn about time management. They discover how to structure a checklist and complete everything on their to-do lists, all while practicing self-care. 
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Perseverence: Overcoming Poor Decisions

For Teachers 5th Standards
Instill perseverance with a lesson that takes an in-depth look into decision making and how to overcome the consequences from poor decision making. Through grand conversation, role-play, self reflection, and a guest speaker, scholars...
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Dealing with Anger

For Students 5th - 12th
What is anger, how is it caused, and how do we cope with it? Learners use this worksheet to individually assess how they deal with anger, as well as develop coping skills and discuss how to react in a positive way. 
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101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills

For Students K - 6th Standards
Increasing pressure to improve student achievement has made it easy to overlook the social skills they also need to develop. With this collection of worksheets and activities, you'll be able to improve children's communication, teamwork,...
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Chapter 5: Learning About HIV/AIDS/STI's and Hepatitis Transmission

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewMiddle schoolers delve deep into facts about HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis, and other STI's by way of discussion and a hands-on activity. Scholars ask and discuss questions anonymously using a Question Box. Two experiments showcase the...
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Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Did you know that over 70 percent of girls avoid certain activities because they feel bad about their looks? This fantastic resource includes 18 tried and true activities designed to help girls establish positive self-esteem. 
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Chapter 4: Learning About Disease

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewCommunicable diseases are the focus of a lesson that primarily uses discussion, a hands-on activity, and a worksheet to drive their point home. Lotion and glitter create a strong visual for communicable diseases. A practice page provides...
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Personal Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore decision-making models and processes and learn the skills for effective decision-making. Students apply these skills to their daily lives. Students develop attitudes of valuing a collaborative approach while...
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I Am Unique! Making Self-Portraits

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
You are special and unlike anyone else in the world! Help young artists express their unique identities with a self-portrait activity that combines social and emotional learning with visual arts.
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Growth Mindset Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Help your students develop a growth mindset with a list of sample strategies for prioritizing efforts instead of results.Pupils learn how to embrace mistakes, set high expectations, and focus on process over product.
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Stressed Out Sally

For Teachers 2nd Standards
New ReviewLife changes may cause stress. Here, scholars identify stressful situations in a peer's life and offer coping skills to make for a better day. A short story, "Stressed Out Sally," provides pupils with a look inside a bad day. After...
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Self-Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Having a good self-image can be very important to how well a person does later in life. Learners create anagram poems with their names. Each word must describe one's personality, emotions, or attitudes. The class discusses how they see...