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  • A Parent’s Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning

    A Parent’s Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning (2014) Edutopia. (2014). A Parent’s Resource Guide to Social and Emotional Learning. San Francisco: Author. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/SEL-parents-resources. This curated list from Edutopia will help parents identify a number of resources including blogs, articles, and videos for parents on fostering social and emotional skills like kindness, gratitude, persistence, and more.

  • MyWays: A Next Gen Toolset

    MyWays: A Next Gen Toolset (2016) Next Generation Learning Challenges. (2016). MyWays: A Next Gen Toolset. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from http://nextgenlearning.org/myways. These online tools were created to help educators and their communities develop and activate answers to Next Gen Learning’s Three Big Questions. The tools are in beta for pilot testing. Next Gen seeks your feedback and input on their utility. They will be refined and new tools will be added.

  • NBC Parent Toolkit

    NBC Parent Toolkit NBC. (2016). Parent Toolkit. New York: Author. Retrieved from http://www.parenttoolkit.com/. Drawing from an experienced set of experts in a range of fields, including CASEL’s Roger Weissberg, this website provides developmental markers at each age/stage, with guidance for parents on how to support each aspect of development. The site provide resources in the areas of academic achievement, health and wellness, and social and emotional development. The site also enables parents to learn about a child’s specific milestones along with tips for support.

  • Measuring MESH: Student and Teacher Surveys Created for the CORE Districts

    Measuring MESH: Student and Teacher Surveys Created for the CORE Districts (2016) Transforming Education. (2016). Measuring MESH: Student and Teacher Surveys Crated for the CORE Districts. Boston: Author. Retrieved from http://www.transformingeducation.org/measuringmesh/. Transforming Education developed this downloadable guide and set of tools to assess students’ social and emotional development in partnership with the California CORE districts, a consortium of school districts in California that are exploring innovative approaches to school improvement and assessment. MESH stands for mindsets, essential skills, and habits that can help students succeed in college, career, and life.

  • Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development?

    Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development? (2015) American Institutes for Research. (2015). Are You Ready to Assess Social and Emotional Development? Washington, DC: Author. This suite of tools is available on the AIR website. It consists of three downloadable documents that offer guidelines on how to improve and assess students’ social and emotional development.

  • Schools, Families, and Social and Emotional Learning – Ideas and Tools for Working with Parents and Families

    Schools, Families, and Social and Emotional Learning – Ideas and Tools for Working with Parents and Families (2005) Fredericks, L., Weissberg, R.P., Resnik, H., Patrikakou, E., & O’Brien, M.U. (2005) Schools, Families, and Social and Emotional Learning: Ideas and Tools for Working with Parents and Families. Chicago and Philadelphia: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning and Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory for Student Success. This guide provides background on SEL, including the importance of SEL at home and at school for children’s healthy and positive development. Includes worksheets/handouts for parents: “Ten Things You Can Do at Home,” “Ten Things You Can Do with Your School,” “Tips for Parents,” “Books for Parents.”

  • Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide To Evidence-Based Social And Emotional Learning Programs–Illinois Edition

    Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide To Evidence-Based Social And Emotional Learning Programs–Illinois Edition (2005) Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. (2005). Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs—Illinois Edition. Chicago, IL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. The Illinois edition of the original Safe and Sound guide is nearly identical to the source document, but also includes specific information related to the Illinois SEL standards.

  • Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs

    Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs (2005) Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. (2005). Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader’s Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs. Chicago, IL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. This was CASEL’s first review of social and emotional learning (SEL) programs. The guide identifies 80 currently available programs and singles out 22 of them as “SELect,” i.e., meeting high standards for research and program developer support.

  • Partnerships Not Pushouts

    Partnerships Not Pushouts (2014) National School Boards Association. (2014). Partnership Not Pushouts. A Guide for School Board Members on Community Partnerships for Student Success. Washington, DC: Author. CASEL co-developed this guide to creating school-community partnerships that support educational success for all students, particularly those most in need. The National School Boards Association headed the consortium that developed the guide.

  • Compendium of Preschool Through Elementary School Social‐Emotional Learning and Associated Assessment Measures

    Compendium of Preschool Through Elementary School Social‐Emotional Learning and Associated Assessment Measures (2010) Denham, S.A., Ji, P., & Hamre, B. (2010). Compendium of Preschool Through Elementary School Social‐Emotional Learning and Associated Assessment Measures. Chicago, IL: Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning and Social and Emotional Learning Research Group, University of Illinois at Chicago. This compendium, published by the University of Illinois-Chicago and CASEL, describes the tools to assess the social and emotional learning of preschool and elementary school students (i.e., five‐ to ten‐year‐olds), along with aspects of the contexts in which they learn and their learning behaviors.