Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Learning

Strategies to Support Social-Emotional Learning

In partnership with Model Teaching, an industry leader in supporting educators, this course will enable you to explore the five components of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and gain insights into how to support your students with various strategies. Model Teaching's Mission is to improve student performance by directly supporting teachers with quality content and resources. By the end of the course, you will have a personalized SEL plan and access to resources ready to be used in your classroom.

3 Months Access / 8 Course Hrs
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This teacher professional development course will teach you the five components of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and how to support students using a variety of social-emotional learning activities and strategies. You will learn about self-connections within SEL and how to teach self-awareness, self-management, and responsible decision-making. You will also learn about how to teach students to make connections with others. You will end the course with a completed SEL plan you created and utilize the graphic organizers and various resources provided to support your students in the classroom.


  1. Defining Social-Emotional Learning
    1. What Social-Emotional Learning is and Why it is Important for Students
    2. The Five Main Components of Social-Emotional Learning
  2. Self-Connections within SEL
    1. How to Teach Self-Awareness and Self-Management Skills
    2. How to Teach Students Responsible Decision-Making Skills
  3. Connections to Others Within SEL
    1. How to Teach Social Awareness
    2. How to Teach Relationship Skills
  4. Putting it All Together
    1. Using the sample provided, build your own social-emotional learning plan for your classroom.
  5. Applying What you Have Learned
    1. Get ideas on how to implement the concepts into your classroom, find a list of online resources that introduce various SEL strategies, and read the research behind supporting students' SEL in the classroom



There are no prerequisites to take this course.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 10 or later.
  • Mac: macOS 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word Online
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Editing of a Microsoft Word document is required in this course. You may use a free version of Microsoft Word Online, or Google Docs if you do not have Microsoft Office installed on your computer. Model Teaching can provide support for this.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Self-Guided Course Code: T14746