CASEL’s resource center is a comprehensive site containing tools for ongoing measurement and improvement of Social Emotional Learning (SEL). It provides over 500 tools that districts and schools can use to implement SEL in a systematic way. The tools come from CASEL’s CDI work with 10 districts.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Solutions at AIR. This website hosts numerous tools designed to help district and school staff embed and integrate SEL into work currently underway within the district and school—creating a coordinated, purposeful SEL and school climate effort.
Measuring SEL: Using Data to Inspire Practice. This website hosts a multidisciplinary collaborative of leading researchers and practitioners in the fields of PreK-12 education, assessment, social and emotional learning (SEL), and related fields.
CASEL District Resource Center. CASEL’s resource center provides over 500 tools that districts and schools can use to implement SEL in a systematic way. The tools come from CASEL’s Collaborating Districts Initiative (CDI) work with 10 districts.
inspirED Educator Toolbox. This toolbox provides a series of learning events that will help educators practice emotional intelligence skills, apply relationship building strategies in classrooms, and implement emotional intelligence practices in schools.
Understanding Implicit Bias: What Educators Should Know. This article provides an overview of what is a part of the unconscious mind and how that influences ways we interact with others. It also discusses how implicit bias shows itself in education, as well as strategies to mitigate the effects of implicit bias.
Diversity Toolkit: Cultural Competence for Educators. This webpage provides five basic cultural competence skill areas, including valuing diversity, being culturally self-aware, the dynamics of difference, knowledge of students’ culture, and institutionalizing cultural knowledge and adapting to diversity. It also provides strategies for culturally responsive teaching.
The Influence of Cross-Cultural Experiences and Location on Teachers’ Perceptions of Cultural Competence. The results of this study highlight the importance of cross-cultural experiences in the development of cultural competence and the importance to institutions of higher learning for understanding the cross-cultural experiences typical of the locations from where they draw their students. This resource provides insight into how much, on average, cultural competence and experience new teachers bring to their practice.
Culturally Responsive Teaching & the Brain. This 45-minute podcast, hosted by the author of the book, “Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain,” explains what culturally responsive teaching is, what it isn’t, and how to bring the systems change work needed to include this type of pedagogy in your school or district. In the podcast, the author tackles elements from her book and gives practical examples for teachers and leaders to begin implementing the culturally responsive teaching mindset.
SEL Parent Resources
Parenting Cue Cards provide common parenting challenges parents might face with their children involving various social and emotional issues and ways to address those challenges.
SEL for Parents is an informational video—created by CASEL and Chicago Public Schools—for parents on social and emotional learning (SEL). The video aims to inform parents on SEL in schools and provide them with insights on SEL into their own parenting practices, so they can support their children’s social and emotional know-how.
EQ 101 for Parents is an online module that parents use to understand what SEL is and ways to support SEL.