Social and Emotional Learning

Using RULER As A Framework For Intentional Social and Emotional Learning

There’s a lot of talk about social and emotional learning (SEL) these days, and rightfully so. After 12+ months of life in a global pandemic, students report that their intellectual, emotional, and social well-being is less than good. And that’s only part of the problem: between 2012 and 2018, self-reported depressive symptoms in teenagers aged 13-18 years in the US increased by 20%. Over the past two decades, suicide rates among 15-19-year-olds have gone up by 47%. Between 40%-60% of students become chronically disengaged by school by the time they reach high......

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