Advisory/homeroom is a period of time during the school day when teachers meet with a group of students to advance objectives that are not expressly academic teaching and learning. Advisory is often used as a space for community building, direct SEL instruction, and strengthening relationships between students and staff.
Key considerations for districts as they build a council consisting of members from different organizations and departments to align social and emotional learning between in-school and out-of-school time settings.
Ideal for OST programs, includes tools for equipping staff to teach SEL, creating the learning environment, designing impactful learning experiences, and using data for improvement. Special attention is paid to culturally responsive design.
Handout for family members and caregivers to use at student-led conferences, with suggested questions to prompt students to share about their portfolio and a reflection to reinforce students and give feedback.
Classroom Meetings in Cleveland are used daily for community building and classroom level problem-solving and decision-making. This resource page has activities, best practices, handouts, samples that show integration with academic content, and other tools to help plan a larger scale rollout of class meetings.
The systemic integration of social and emotional learning (SEL) into district priorities ensures that it will become a vital component of what makes the district, schools, and students successful. View process information here.
Learning from data and using this information to improve practice is a central purpose of continuous improvement. Because of this, what your SEL team learns during the STUDY phase informs the SEL continuous improvement process moving forward. View process information here.