SEL Resources

Greater Good Science Center at Cal-Berkeley

Weekly 10-minute Activities to enjoy:

Use Your Strengths

Feeling Connected

Articles:

We all teach SEL: inspiring SEL activities for every subject area:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/blog/we-all-teach-sel-inspiring-activities-for-every-classroom

How SEL transforms classrooms: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_social_emotional_learning_transforms_classrooms

How to integrate SEL with academics:

https://www.edutopia.org/package/how-district-integrates-sel-academics

13 Powerful SEL activities:

https://www.edutopia.org/article/13-powerful-sel-activities-emelina-minero?utm_medium=socialflow&utm_source=facebook

Questions to ask your students in these first weeks of school:

https://www.edutopia.org/article/important-questions-ask-your-students?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow

Why SEL needs to be integrated throughout the Pre-K-12 curriculum:

https://www.edsurge.com/news/2018-09-04-four-reasons-why-students-and-teachers-need-sel-embedded-into-school-all-day-every-day

The importance of assessing “soft skills” and the one “make or break” soft skill:

https://growingleaders.com/blog/the-one-soft-skill-that-can-make-or-break-a-person/

Compassion practice for empathetic distress:

Article/Activity: https://www.edutopia.org/article/when-teachers-experience-empathic-distress

SEL For Adults, “Social Emotional Learning Starts With Adults”  It has excellent tips on using three simple wellness practices every day that will enhance our lives as teachers, colleagues, partners, siblings, and friends.

Self-Compassion links:

https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/self_compassion_break# 

https://self-compassion.org/category/exercises/