Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
Killingly Public Schools Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
The following resources have been created for families and staff to support student’s social and emotional development. You will find links to KPS resources, links to each school’s SEL resources as well as resources from organizations outside of KPS which may assist you in supporting your child/children’s social and emotional development.
The Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and well being of our students, staff and families is at the heart of building a high quality education for all. Killingly Public Schools strive to co-create a supportive learning environment where all students and adults can enhance their social and emotional competencies, feel a sense of belonging, and heal and thrive in a meaningful way. Building positive relationships helps to establish and empower a supportive community of learners. We strive to enhance equity experiences and outcomes for all students and adults across race, gender identity, disability, language and socio-economic backgrounds
What is Social Emotional Learning?
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.
The following information is from the CASEL website: https://casel.org/overview-sel/
ADDITIONAL Parent/Guaridan RESOURCES:
Top 10 SEL books for Parents/Guardians https://casel.org/in-the-home-3/books/
SEL Support at home: Confident Parents/Guardians Confident Kids https://confidentparentsconfidentkids.org/
Social and Emotional Learning for adults: CASEL Cares: Strategies for Being Your Best Possible SELF with Dr. Marc Brackett
Click here for APP Guide for CT Parents (Spanish version)
Monitoring Apps and Hardware - Parental Controls https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/parents-ultimate-guide-to-parental-controls