Instructional Practices

Resources to support teachers and other staff to use instructional strategies that strengthen social and emotional development.

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AIR’s Social and Emotional Learning Coaching Toolkit

A toolkit for instructional coaches, administrators, and district leaders to support teachers in integrating SEL into daily practices, through planning, observation and feedback.


TAGS implementation support toolkit SEL coaching for staff instructional practices professional learning

Introduction to SEL for School Staff – Nashville

Nashville's presentation on integrating SEL into daily classroom practices begins by modeling a class meeting and includes many interactive, learner-centered activities, with presenter notes.

SOURCE: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TAGS SEL standards lesson planning teacher training SEL overview instructional practices classroom level building community professional learning

Classroom Guide for using the SEL Competencies Posters

Oakland produced a set of classroom posters featuring the 5 SEL competencies, and provided this guide for teachers to build learning experiences around each poster.

SOURCE: Oakland Unified School District

TAGS lesson planning teacher tool social awareness self awareness self management relationship skills responsible decision making SEL competence SEL overview advisory/homeroom communications instructional practices classroom level



Enacting Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons from “Outlier Schools” in California’s CORE Districts

This research brief looks at the commonalities among California middle schools that reported stronger-than-typical social emotional learning outcomes. These 6 characteristics are elaborated into recommendations for school districts supporting SEL at scale.

SOURCE: California CORE Districts

TAGS model SEL schools implementation plan restorative practices advisory/homeroom community relations instructional practices culture and climate building community out of school student discipline

School Strengths Inventory

This strengths inventory will help a school-based SEL team determine which strategies are being used at all levels of schoolwide SEL: SEL curriculum & instruction, schoolwide practice & policies, and family & community-level partnerships.


TAGS needs and resources assessment conducting local SEL research continuous improvement PK-12 implementation monitoring implementation evaluation instructional practices classroom level culture and climate MTSS out of school student discipline youth voice


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