Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Family SEL Resources

Welcome to our Social-Emotional Learning family resources. Here you will find multiple ways to support your student and their learning at home and in the community.

We invite you to share with us so we can learn from your histories, knowledge and experiences. We look forward to partnership with you to improve what we are doing at school. Please reach out to us directly by email.

General Resources

Explore the resources below to be used at home.

Calming Tools

Behavior Supports

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Students who learn best when they have snacks

Try let them!

  • Make a standing work-station (at a counter, remove the chair, etc.)
  • Offer breaks to move in your space (could be taking a walk, push-ups, jumping jacks, etc.)
  • Allow them to move to an different work area, such as sitting on the floor
Strategies for students who learn best when they know what time things happen, or what comes next

Try to set them up to know their schedule and times!

  • Use phone timers
  • Use visual timers or stopwatches
  • Make a schedule or task list they can write on or mark off
Strategies for students who learn best when they have noise in the background

Try to give them some noise!

  • Use headphones with soft music (or what you know works)
  • Leave music or TV on quietly in the background
Food and nutrition

All people learn best when they eat balanced meals. Here is a current list of all available Highline Public Schools meal pick up locations, which provide FREE meals to all people under 18 years of age for school days AND weekends. 

Nelsen, J., & Lott, L. (2000). Positive discipline for teenagers : empowering your teens and yourself through kind and firm parenting. Three Rivers Press.

RULER - Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence