Social Emotional Learning

PBS Parents & Teachers website 
(http://www.pbs.org/parents/arthur/activities/index.html)

This website is complimentary to ARTHUR, an animated series. The activities are designed to build school readiness skills, such as social and emotional development, life skills, creative thinking, and problem solving, with special emphasis on early and emergent literacy.

TeachableMoment.Org website
(http://www.teachablemoment.org/index.html)

This website is a project of Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility whose mission is to foster social responsibility in young people. These interactive classroom activities foster critical thinking on issues of the day and a positive classroom environment.

Jill's Social Language Site 
(http://jillkuzma.wordpress.com/)

Many resources and tips on this site relate to helping children increase social perspective taking skills, emotion awareness and management, conversation skills, interpretation and use of non-verbal communication, and to develop friendship and interaction skills.

Teaching Social Skills In the Language Arts Curriculum website 
(http://www.cccoe.net/social/index.htm)

This website is designed for middle school educators who seek to incorporate the instruction of social skills into their lessons. It provides the resources to teach social skills as a part of reinforcing the instruction of state mandated language arts curriculum. There are social skills lessons, assessment tools, teaching strategies, classroom management techniques, as well as games, projects and activities.

Department of Education, The National Strategies, UK website 
(http://nationalstrategies.standards.dcsf.gov.uk/primary/publications/banda/seal)

This site has a downloadable publication that is a curriculum resource to help primary schools develop children's social, emotional and behavioural skills. This curriculum resource aims to develop the underpinning qualities and skills that help promote positive behaviour and effective learning (Foundation – Year 6). It focuses on five social and emotional aspects of learning: self-awareness, managing feelings, motivation, empathy and social skills.

Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning 
(http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/strategies.html)

This website presents some practical tools, ideas, activities, and printables for teachers and caregivers.

Beat Bullying website 
(http://www.beatbullying.org/)

See Resources for lesson plans, videos, and online resources on preventing bullying. The Help section has information and tips to recognize bullying and intervene.