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    BISD’s SEL Pre-K to Adult SEL standards are based upon CASEL’s integrated framework that promotes interpersonal, intrapersonal, and cognitive competencies.  Social and Emotional learning enhances students’ capacity to integrate skills, attitudes, and behaviors to deal effectively and ethically with daily tasks and challenges.  CASEL’s integrated framework promotes intrapersonal, interpersonal, and cognitive competence.  Core competencies can be taught in many ways across a variety of school, home and community settings.

    • Direct instruction lessons to build SEL competencies                                                              

    • Teaching practices that promote SEL.

    • Integration of SEL within academic curriculum.

    • Organizational strategies that promote SEL as a school-wide initiative, creating a welcoming climate and culture conducive to learning for all.

    CASEL Social Emotional Health Core Competencies

    Self Awareness: The ability to accurately recognize one’s own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior. The ability to accurately assess one’s strengths and limitations, with a well-grounded sense of confidence, optimism, and a “growth mindset.”

    Self-Management: The ability to successfully regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations — effectively managing stress, controlling impulses, and motivating oneself. The ability to set and work toward personal and academic goals.

    Social Awareness:  The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The ability to understand social and ethical norms for behavior and to recognize family, school, and community resources and supports.

    Relationship Skills:  The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. The ability to communicate clearly, listen well, cooperate with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek and offer help when needed.

    Responsible Decision Making:  The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms. The realistic evaluation of consequences of various actions, and a consideration of the well-being of oneself and others.