Resources for Early Childhood and Elementary
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning with Vanderbilt University shares how parents can help their children understand and express their emotions.
Yale Child Study Center and Scholastic Collaborative for Child & Family Resilience presents The Moodsters! “The Moodsters are five lovable detectives who use special sleuthing skills to help children solve the mysteries of feelings. With the help of the Moodsters, children learn that all feelings are okay- you just have to get to know them!”
The Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (Center for ECMHC) with Georgetown University shares ideas for teaching children about emotions. The Center for ECMHC was made possible by a grant from the Office of Head Start. Check out the daily ideas section for strategies that require very little planning and can easily be implemented at home!
"Life's Little Lessons" is a collection of resources from PBS KIDS to help young children manage emotions and develop key social and emotional skills. Learn about feeling angry with Daniel Tiger and his friends by watching the video, singing along, and engaging in conversations with your family.
Explore emotions with Sesame Street! Find articles, videos, and printables to help children understand and manage big and little feelings.
Resources for Secondary Families in Social Emotional Learning
Edutopia: Social Emotional Learning: Strategies for Parents
Social Emotional Learning, or Emotional Intelligence, plays a critical role in the development of our students. At home, you can implement any of these strategies to establish emotionally intelligent children. You can also find additional resources related to Social Emotional Learning for parents and families.
Move This World: Remote Learning Resources
Move This World is an initiative to implement Social-Emotional Learning with our students and translating that to our families and communities. Find a wide variety of links and resources that you as parents and guardians can utilize and/or implement with your child(ren) at home.
Social Emotional Learning Activities: Middle School
The Greater Good in Education provides free research-based and informed strategies and practices for socially, emotionally, and ethically developed of students. Here you’ll find a variety of SEL activities geared toward middle school students, that you can filter by length.
Social Emotional Learning Activities: High School
The Greater Good in Education provides free research-based and informed strategies and practices for socially, emotionally, and ethically developed of students. Here you’ll find a variety of SELF activities geared toward high school students, that you can filter by length