"When we begin to value who children are (not just what we want them to be), a shift happens in the way we think about learning and teaching.  Our jobs become more engaging and fulfilling, and we begin to envision a larger purpose for our profession.”  
~ Deb Curtis



  1. Do the SEL lessons you share with your students create deep learning experiences, as validated by current brain science of learning?
  2. Are you making the best use of students' natural inclination to collaboratively solve problems and increase their sense of healthy belonging?
  3. Do your SEL lessons evoke your students' innate empathy, insight, truthfulness, and creative problems solving skills? (Or are you attempting to teach those attributes and skills?)
  4. Do your students remember and use, without further reminders, the specific lessons within your SEL program?
  5. Are you learning more about your students with each SEL lesson, and are you becoming closer to them as a result?

If you answered YES to all 5 questions: great.  CARRY ON !!!  

If you answered NO to even one of the 5 IMPORTANT QUESTIONS, please contact us ... or at least sign up to be on our mailing list to learn about the many FREE resources we gladly provide.

Evidence-based criteria, plus Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP).

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