Social Emotional Learning
Here at Box Out Bullying, we believe social emotional learning is essential to creating safe, thriving communities and schools. By effectively teaching and modeling healthy social and emotional skills and attitudes, we can work together to foster empathetic, upstanding students and combat bullying.
Not sure where to begin? That’s what we’re here for! Read on for more information on the benefits of social emotional learning and how Box Out Bullying can bring our innovative and fun social emotional workshops to enhance your SEL curriculum for your children, your students, and your school.
What is Social Emotional Learning?
Social emotional learning (SEL) is the process by which children and young people acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are needed to develop healthy self-awareness and social relationships. With effective social emotional skills, children are better equipped to manage their emotions, set and reach their goals, make good decisions, maintain supportive relationships, and cope with everyday frustrations or challenges – not to mention, do better in school!
Research has shown that implementing SEL curriculum and underscoring its core competencies (self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision making, relationship skills, social awareness) can lead to a wide-array of positive student outcomes, including improvements in:
Where does Box Out Bullying fit in?
Anywhere you see fit! Our social-emotional learning curriculum and workshops can be tailored to fit your specific educational needs. From extended residencies to shorter workshops and from summer camps to virtual classroom sessions, our SEL focused programming will enhance your students’ self-awareness and social skills in a variety of settings and structures.
What would the students be learning, more specifically? Great question! See below for some sample lesson themes:
- Identifying and Managing Emotions
- Acting with Empathy: Creating a Community of Support
- Growth Mindset