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November 2019
SEL Trends Brief on Strengthening Adult SEL
Many districts participating in our Collaborating Districts Initiative have made strengthening adult SEL one of their top priorities. The latest SEL Trends brief showcases adult SEL strategies in Oakland, Sacramento City, and Tulsa.
Video: SEL in Action in a Classroom
Learn about the impact of SEL on fifth-grade students and their teacher in Anchorage  Public Schools. (Login required)
New Resource on SEL Frameworks from Harvard
Explore SEL , the hub created by Professor Stephanie Jones and her colleagues at the Harvard EASEL Lab, is an interactive resource that helps users understand various SEL frameworks and explore key concepts.
Practical Advice on SEL Assessments
A panel of 28 educators convened by CASEL and the American Institutes for Research published a brief that offers 10 practitioner beliefs about SEL assessment, including action steps and reflection questions. Register for a free webinar from the Assessment Work Group on these practitioner perspectives and the current state of SEL assessment. ( Nov. 25, 4-5 p.m. ET.)
Stay in the Know About the 2020 SEL Exchange
With more than 1,500 attendees, the inaugural SEL Exchange was a huge success. Sign up to be alerted to more details on the 2020 SEL Exchange - coming soon!
Download and Share: SEL Snapshot
Worth Reading
This Month

Bringing Education Policy and the Learning Sciences into Alignment. Aurora Institute. | More

A New Approach to Discipline Slashed Suspension Rates and Transformed This DC School . EdSurge . | More

Four Ways that Educators Can Help Young Black Students Thrive. Hechinger Report . | More

Why Intentionally Building Empathy Is More Important Now than Ever. KQED/MindShift. | More

How to Harness the Power of Podcasts to Engage Students in Learning. District Administration .   | More
Mark Your Calendar

Nov. 20, POP-UP Festival to Celebrate World Children’s Day. Join UNICEF and allies in 150+ countries by hosting a POP-UP Festival on emotional intelligence. Check out the free resources to create your own. More

Nov. 21, 1-3 p.m. ET. Education Week Personalized Learning Online Summit
Researchers, personalized learning experts, the Education Week newsroom, and fellow practitioners will discuss and explore the use of personalized learning approaches in K-12 schools. More

Dec. 10, 3-5:15 p.m. ET. AEI on The Future of SEL. Join AEI for a conversation with experts, researchers, and policy stakeholders to address key questions about what it will take for social and emotional learning to succeed.  Watch Live
Thank you to CASEL's sponsors
The Allstate Foundation helps create more prosperous communities where people are empowered to fulfill their hopes and dreams. Through its Good Starts Young® program, The Allstate Foundation enables youth to build social and emotional learning skills and helps shape the next generation of leaders.  

LG is proud to partner with CASEL to advance SEL. The LG Experience Happiness platform is dedicated to bringing Sustainable Happiness Skills to youth across the country through collaboration, awareness and highly impactful SEL programming.