• Social Emotional Learning Competencies 

Social & Emotional Learning Wheel
  • Self- Awareness

    The ability to accurately recognize one's own emotions, thoughts, and values and how they influence behavior. The ability to accurately assess one's strengths and limitations, with a well-grounded sense of confidence, optimism, and a "growth mindset." 

    Skills include:

    • Emotional awareness
    • Accurate self-perception 
    • Recognizing strengths
    • Awareness of external supports
    • Personal responsibility

  • Self- Management

    The ability to successfully regulate one's emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in different situations- effectively managing stress, controlling impulses, and motivating oneself. The ability to set and work toward personal and academic goals. 

    Skills include:

    • Goal Setting
    • Regulating Emotions 
    • Ethics and Integrity

    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Alignment: Trustworthiness

  • Social Awareness

    The ability to take the perspective of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The ability to understand social and ethical norms for behavior and to recognize family, school, and community resources and support.

    Skills include:

    • Empathy
    • Social Cues
    • Social Responsibility
    • Appreciation for all people and cultures
    • Citizenships

    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Alignment: Citizenship

  • Relationship Skills

    The ability to establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. The ability to communicate clearly, listen well,cooperate with others, resist inappropriate social pressure, negotiate conflict constructively, and seek and offer help when needed. 

    Skills include:

    • Positive communication & social skills
    • Constructive relationships
    • Conflict resolution 

    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Alignment: Caring 

  • Responsible Decision- Making

    The ability to make constructive choices about personal behavior and social interactions based on ethical standards, safety concerns, and social norms. The realistic evaluation of consequences of various actions, and a consideration of the well-being of oneself and others. 

    Skills include:

    • Safety and societal factors
    • Problem solving skills in daily academic and social situations

    Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Alignment: Responsibility 

Grade Level Standards & Curriculums

  • Elementary (K-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High & Senior High (9-12)