Ten examples of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) language and phrases for teachers
Here are some examples of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) language and phrases that teachers can use in their classrooms:
- "I understand how you're feeling, and it's okay to feel that way."
- "Let's take some deep breaths together to calm down and refocus."
- "I appreciate your hard work and effort on this task."
- "What can we do to solve this problem together?"
- "I see that you're feeling frustrated. Can you tell me more about what's going on?"
- "Let's practice empathy by putting ourselves in someone else's shoes."
- "Mistakes are opportunities to learn and grow."
- "I believe in your ability to overcome challenges and succeed."
- "Let's work on our active listening skills by giving our full attention to each other."
- "It's important to respect our differences and celebrate our unique strengths."
By using SEL language and phrases in the classroom, teachers can help create a positive and supportive learning environment that prioritizes social-emotional development and growth for all students.