This section lists organizations and websites that offer free resources for educators. This includes general information about social and emotional learning, lesson plans that can be customized for your classroom, videos for you and your students, and discussion board for you to connect with other educators. We hope this is helpful to you as you and your school explore options for social and emotional learning.

CASEL

www.casel.org

CASEL publishes research and information about social and emotional learning that can supplement professional development for teachers and staff.

Edutopia

www.edutopia.org

Edutopia is a host for several avenues of information on social and emotional learning, including research, lesson plans, discussion boards, and videos. 

KindSpring

www.kindspring.org 

KindSpring offers a collection of ways you can be kind to others every day, as well as stories of kindness, respect, and love that could be used in classroom activities. 


Random Acts of Kindness 

www.randomactsofkindness.org  

Random Acts of Kindness offers lesson plans, kindness ideas, and other resources that encourage students to be kind.  

Making Caring Common 

www.sites.gse.harvard.edu/making-caring-common  

Making Caring Common has created adaptable strategy guides and resources to help focus conversations with students around developing caring and inclusive school communities.