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Social Emotional Learning

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions (RULER) : Sand Point teachers and staff are regularly teaching and reinforcing emotional and social awareness with our students using RULER in addition to other materials. Counselor Keri Kochvar teaches weekly SEL lessons which cover three domains:

Academic Skills (Prefrontal Cortex Practice)
• Learner Skills
• Executive Functioning skills
• Being a part of the group plan


College and Career Readiness
• Exposure to types of colleges (HBUs, Community Colleges, etc)
• Exposure to other post-secondary options
• Exposures to multiple types of careers
• Self-interests explorations


Social/Emotional Development (Amygdala Practice)
• Brain Science
• Mindfulness
• Exploring feelings and our thoughts, body actions, sensations
• Recognizing, Understanding, Labeling, Expressing, and Regulating emotions