to teaching SEL lessons in the classroom
Reference: Weissberg, R. (2016). Why Social and Emotional Learning Is Essential for Students. Edutopia. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/why-sel-essential-for-students-weissberg-durlak-domitrovich-gullotta
Allows students to understand their own emotions, goals, and values (Weissberg, 2016).
Allows students to regulate one's own emotions and behaviors. This includes controlling stress, gratification, impulses, and persevering challenges (Weissberg, 2016).
Allows students to understand, empathize, and feel compassion for others (Weissberg, 2016).
Allows students to build and maintain healthy relationships (Weissberg, 2016).
Allows students to make responsible decisions about their personal behavior and social interactions (Weissberg, 2016).