SEL in Rural School Districts

  This year, we visit 11 schools and districts to capture best practices and models for successfully implementing the 7 Mindsets for social-emotional learning. Introducing Otis School District: a K-12 single-building district in the NE BOCES of Colorado, serving a remote, rural community (population 452). Now in its 3rd year implementing the 7 Mindsets, the…

SEL Programs That Work: Fox News Visits Lee County Schools

Lee County schools find success with new life-skills program [Link to news station full feature] With summer just around the corner, students at Lee County schools have learned a lot this year. But they’ve also learned some things you won’t find in your textbooks: the Seven Mindsets. The nationwide, life-skills program based out of Atlanta…

A Peak Inside Vista Peak Exploratory

  This year, we visit 11 model schools and districts to capture best practices and models for successfully implementing social-emotional learning. Introducing Vista PEAK Exploratory: a K-8 School in Aurora, Colorado serving 1,200+ students representing diverse backgrounds. With a strong focus on culture-building, growth mindset, PBIS and restorative practices, Vista Peak is now in its 3rd…

Acceptance vs Tolerance: An Arizona educator’s message for #PeaceDay 2017

  Acceptance vs Tolerance Earlier this year we visited Casa Grande ESD to film some of their amazing stories about how the 7 Mindsets are impacting the community. With all of its middle schools and now 4 of its elementary schools implementing 7 Mindsets, Casa Grande ESD is an emerging national model for how social-emotional…

How a sheriff’s department and a school teamed up for SEL

Funding for SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) comes in many shapes and sizes, but perhaps one of the most heartwarming stories we’ve heard emerges from the uniquely dedicated Sheriff’s Department and its county school system in suburban Atlanta, GA. At this year’s TCEA conference, we met with the editors for eSchoolnews, who invited Principal Barbara Vella to…

This Video Will Change Your Perspective on Middle School SEL

   Franklin Middle School is a nationally recognized community school in North-Central Minneapolis, providing a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) focused education to prepare students to attend and be successful in High School and beyond. This 7 model learning community is fiercely dedicated to building school leaders and applying mindsets-based social emotional learning…

SEL Resources: Check Out The World’s Most Comprehensive Hub For Social Emotional Learning

For Immediate Release: (Roswell, GA) July 26, 2017 — 7 Mindsets, the national leader in mindsets-based social and emotional learning, is excited to announce the launch of its SEL Resources Hub: a quick-reference content portal that enables teachers to easily search thousands of learning objects, videos, activities and other instructional resources. When combined with its…