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Student SEL

​​​​​​​​Explicit Instruction

Elementary Program Guide (CASEL)
This 2013 guide from CASEL provides a "consumer report" formatted review of 23  SEL programs designed for children in preschool through elementary school.

Secondary Program Guide (CASEL)
This 2015 guide from CASEL reviews evidence-based SEL programs designed for youth in middle and high school.

Guide of 25 SEL Programs
This 2017 guide from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Wallace Foundation reviews 25 SEL programs and provides a look inside programs.

Integrated SEL

Be Calm: Resources for Educators, Parents, & Youth​​ 

For California Educators: SEL Embedded into Core Education Documents

​Integrating SEL into Distance Learning​​

7 Ways to Maintain Relationships During Your School Closure

Social and Emotional Learning Embedded in Core Education Documents
NEW! This comprehensive guide reviews where SEL is embedded into California's K-12 core education documents including all the content area frameworks. SEL Embedded in Core Education Documents-one page overview chart

SEL Integration Matrix
A matrix adapted from CASEL identifies how to integrate the five SEL competencies into school-wide, classroom-wide, individual supports.

SEL Trends: Integrating with Academics
School districts share their journey toward a multi-year implementation approach effective for integrating SEL into academic content, instructional practices, and efforts to build academic mindsets, student voice, and leadership understanding.​​

Teaching Activities for Supporting SEL Competencies
This 2017 document from CASEL supports practitioners in identifying and incorporating the most common strategies used for SEL.


Supporting SEL with Evidence-based Programs
A 2018 resource from the Annie E. Casey Foundation describes strategies educational leaders and partners have successfully used to fund and sustain SEL program implementation. ​​