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    • 5 Competencies
       
       

      Social and Emotional Learning Competencies

      • SELF-AWARENESS

        The ability to accurately recognize one’s own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior. The ability to accurately assess one’s strengths and limitations, with a well-grounded sense of confidence, optimism, and a “growth mindset.”

        • Identifying emotions
        • Accurate self-perception
        • Recognizing strengths
        • Self-confidence
        • Self-efficacy

        SELF-MANAGEMENT

        The ability to successfully regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations — effectively managing stress, controlling impulses, and motivating oneself. The ability to set and work toward personal and academic goals.

        • Impulse control
        • Stress management
        • Self-discipline
        • Self-motivation
        • Goal-setting
        • Organizational skills

        SOCIAL AWARENESS

        The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The ability to understand social and ethical norms for behavior and to recognize family, school, and community resources and supports.

        • Perspective-taking
        • Empathy
        • Appreciating diversity
        • Respect for others

        RELATIONSHIP SKILLS

        The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. The ability to communicate clearly, listen well, cooperate with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek and offer help when needed.

        • Communication
        • Social engagement
        • Relationship-building
        • Teamwork

        RESPONSIBLE DECISION-MAKING

        The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms. The realistic evaluation of consequences of various actions, and a consideration of the well-being of oneself and others.

        • Identifying problems
        • Analyzing situations
        • Solving problems
        • Evaluating
        • Reflecting
        • Ethical responsibility
      5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning - Edutopia

      5 Keys to Successful Social and Emotional Learning

      A video from Edutopia discussing the 5 keys to successful social and emotional learning.

      Studies show that sustained and well-integrated social and emotional learning (SEL) engages students and improves achievement. Explore classroom practices that make up the most effective SEL programs.

      Author: Edutopia