Statewide Initiatives

Social Emotional Learning Goal Graphic

 

NDMTSS Social Emotional
Learning Goals

Purpose
The NDMTSS SEL Goals provide ND school districts and educators a framework to guide quality explicit instruction of social and emotional learning skills to foster an engaging school climate for all students, guide selection of evidence-based programs and steer professional learning with regards to SEL in ND.

The developed learning goals provide reasonable expectations for what ND students should know and be able to do by the end of each grade span. Collaboration within the classroom, school environment, homes, and communities is essential for students to reach their fullest potential.

 

Social Emotional Learning Defined

CASEL defines SEL as “The process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills 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.” Socially and emotionally competent children and youth are self-aware, socially aware, able to regulate their emotions, have good relationship skills, and demonstrate responsible decision making at home, school and in the community. (https://casel.org/what-is-sel/)

 

 Introduction to SEL Goals

 

 SEL Goals by Grade Level

 

 SEL Goals by Competency

 

SEL Scales

Great Northwest Education Cooperative
Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative
Missouri River Education Cooperative
North Central Education Cooperative
Northeast Education Services Cooperative
Red River Valley Education Cooperative
Roughrider Education Services Program
South East Education Cooperative