Social Emotional Learning

Through social-emotional learning, students develop the skills necessary 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” (CASEL, Collaborative for Social, Emotional, and Academic Learning)

Children who participate in evidence-based social-emotional learning show improvements in academic learning, behavior, attendance, and school engagement.

Evidence-based social-emotional learning requires key strategies:

Menta programs integrate multiple components to support social-emotional development: