SEL Planning Tools

These tools are used in the Promoting Effective SEL in Your Community events. SEL4MA Promoting Effective SEL slide image Promoting Effective SEL in Your Community slides Promoting Effective SEL workbook

Worksheets

Ice Breaker Activity: Human Bingo What Is Effective SEL? Exploring Characteristics of Effective SEL Exploring Modes of Effective SEL Assets and Needs Assessment – Questions for Reflection Assessing the Current Reality Goals-Objectives Worksheet Stakeholder Participation Stakeholder Engagement Planning Concerns-Based Adoption Model – Stages Concerns-Based Adoption Model – Strategies Impact Matrix

Sources

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, Aspen Institute Social and Emotional Learning: Opportunities for Massachusetts, Lessons for the Nation, Rennie Center (2015) How to Implement Social and Emotional Learning at Your School, Edutopia The Trump Effect: The Impact of the Presidential Campaign on Our Nation’s Schools, Southern Poverty Law Center Teaching the Whole Teen: Everyday Practices That Promote Success and Resilience in School and Life, Rachel Poliner, Jeffrey Benson Energizing Brain Breaks, David U. Sladkey Attachment-Based Teaching: Creating a Tribal Classroom (The Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education), Louis Cozolino Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience (The Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education), Mary Helen Immordino-Yang Brain Rules: : 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School, John Medina The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model for 21st-Century Schools, Mariale M. Hardiman To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions, Jessica Lahey, New York Times Well Blog Teaching with the Brain in Mind, Eric Jensen Culturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students, Zaretta L. Hammond Disrupting Inequity, special issue of Educational Leadership magazine, November 2016 Relationships First, special issue of Educational Leadership magazine, September 2016 Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, Roger Fisher and William L. Ury Implementing Change: Patterns, Principles, and Potholes,  Gene E. Hall, Shirley M. Hord Taking Charge of ChangeShirley M. Hord, William L. Rutherford,  Leslie Huling-Austin, Gene E. Hall Student Voice: The Instrument of Change, Russell J. Quaglia, Michael J. Corso Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard, Chip Heath, Dan Heath Educational Leadership issue on Emotionally Healthy Kids, October 2015 Adolescents at School: Perspectives on Youth, Identity, and Education, Michael Sadowski Belonging and Becoming: The Power of Social and Emotional Learning in High Schools,  Barbara Cervone, Kathleen Cushman Fostering Resilience: Expecting All Students to Use Their Minds and Hearts Well, Martin L. Krovetz Resiliency: What We Have Learned, Bonnie Benard