• Report/Issue Brief

    Strategies for Social and Emotional Learning: Preschool and Elementary Grade Student Learning Standards and Assessment (2011)

    This brief, published by the National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, provides information and strategies to implement and assess social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools and districts.


    Kendziora, K., Weissberg, R. P., Ji, P., & Dusenbury, L. A. (2011). Strategies for Social and Emotional Learning: Preschool and Elementary Grade Student Learning Standards and Assessment. Newton, MA: National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention, Education Development Center, Inc.



  • Guide/Tool/Artifact

    Compendium of Preschool Through Elementary School Social‐Emotional Learning and Associated Assessment Measures (2010)

    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. 


    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. 



  • Book

    Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Promoting Mental Health and Academic Success (2010)

    This book provides practical resources for implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in any K–12 setting. Numerous examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of SEL in supporting students’ mental health, behavior, and academic performance. The book offers a variety of tools and strategies for promoting and monitoring SEL implementation in schools.


    Merrell, K. W., & Gueldner, B.A. (2010). Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Promoting Mental Health and Academic Success. New York: Guilford Press.