Top 20 Blog: What Is SEL
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 6:30 AM

(Note: This is an occasional series of Top 20-related articles from Principal Rathke)

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Check out this video to see the creators of the Second Step program show what social-emotional skills are and the important role they play throughout our lives.