Understanding SEL

Classroom Challenges Assessment Module

Every license for Leaps includes the Classroom Challenges tool. It’s a simple way to assess and address skills deficits within a small group or for the whole class.

CASEL Core Competencies Align with Leaps

Leaps is particularly well-aligned with the CASEL core competencies, in fact our tools extend even beyond this important framework.The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) outlines five core competencies of social and emotional learning...

How is Leaps different from other SEL resources?

Leaps is different because it is born out of psychosocial remediation training. Leaps was initially developed to help people, adults and children, who were moving from institutions into the community and they needed to increase their social intelligence and their...

Making Time For Other People

There are just too many people in this world for anyone to have to feel alone. Maybe we can take being nice, add listening to it and make loneliness a lot less consuming.

SEL is Behavior – Connecting the Dots

SEL is Behavior – Connecting the Dots

For some reason when people talk about behaviors and behavior programming at school, there is an automatic default to exceptional and alternative education. It is as if the word behavior is a pejorative that means “anywhere but the classroom”. But what is really interesting is that, while behavior solutions, behavior programming and behavior modification are getting relegated to the specialties within the educational array, we are seeing a mainstreaming of social and emotional learning (SEL).

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