Families as Social-Emotional Learning Experts
Families are students' first and lifelong teachers. Families and communities have been developing and fostering social-emotional skills in children for generations.
Research in the learning sciences has solidly validated the deep impacts of these skills and practices on learning. We integrate social-emotional learning in classrooms in partnership with our families.
Here is one way we have sought input from families about our social-emotional learning practices
We welcome your input, wisdom, and perspectives to help us co-construct our social-emotional learning (SEL) supports. Please connect with us via email.
We use complementary strategies and structures to support social-emotional learning in Highline, including:
- SEL Competencies: Washington State OSPI, 2016. SELB Draft Benchmarks
- What is SEL - Collaborative for Academic Social and Emotional Learning
- What Does Evidence-Based Instruction in Social and Emotional Learning Actually Look Like in Practice? - Dusenbury, Calin, Domitrovich, & Weissberg, 2015
- Video: 5 Keys to Social and Emotional Learning Success
We invite you to share with us so we can learning from your histories, knowledge and experiences. We are at our best when we are learning together in community. We look forward to partnership with you to improve what we are doing at school. Please reach out to us directly via email.