The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) defines social emotional learning as the, "process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to develop healthy identities, manage emotions and achieve personal and collective goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain supportive relationships, and make responsible and caring decisions."
The CASEL Framework divides social emotional learning into five main areas:
This organization helped informed the creation of the Illinois Social Emotional Learning standards.
Below, explore books related to these five main areas!
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