the video evidence.
Boys & Girls Clubs | 3:04
“They come into our centers and to school happy and ready to learn and are ready to socialize…they have a different outlook in life and that causes to see themselves as being successful and thrive in the world”.
Veronixa Jimenez, VP of Operations
Boys & Girls Club in Los Angeles
Sandy Hook Mom: We Need This | 4:11
“We also learn 21st century skills like collaboration, communication, getting our work done on time.”
Model School: Austin, TX | 3:14
“A lot of times before SEL we had students come and at times they didn’t know how to deal with the emotions and now that they have specific tools and we are modeling for them all throughout the school – it’s made a huge difference.”
Classroom Evidence | 3:35
“After I model skills for learning – once they internalize it – they actually are monitoring themselves. So it actually cuts down on a lot of the time I have to stop my lesson and say ‘ok we have to handle this problem’ because they’ll handle it for me.”
Second Step Program - Middle School | 2:22
“It’s not all about just being a good teacher, it’s about connecting with the students…I would ask [teachers] to really connect with the students so they can help us through hard times.”
Model School: Chicago, IL | 6:52
“Due to some SEL training we have seen the respect level rise, we’ve seen how a child can go home and actually change a home. That’s our motivation – that we can change a child that changes a home – we can possibly change a community.”
Dean of Students