Social-emotional learning (SEL) equips students with the skills to regulate their emotions, build resilience to stress and challenges, make responsible decisions, collaborate well with others, and empathize and communicate effectively with their peers—all the skills needed to live a healthy and productive life.

SEL is becoming the foundation of many schools across the globe. However, building these core social emotional skills takes time. Like all other skills, social-emotional skills need to be nurtured and learning needs to be ritualized.

SEL shouldn’t stop when the final bell rings. It is critical that we involve parents in social-emotional practices so that...

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  • About the Author:

    Angileece Williams graduated from Kent University where she focused on public relationships and applied communications. A writer who is passionate about shifting the conversation surrounding mental health, Williams currently works with Move This World, a social emotional learning program that provides PreK-12 educators and students with digital tools to strengthen their social and emotional well-being in order to create healthy environments where effective teaching and learning can occur. Through evidence-based, developmentally appropriate video tools, Move This World ritualizes a daily practice of identifying, expressing, and managing emotions.