In the classroom, English learners (ELs) often have unique needs and strengths. In addition to language challenges, ELs have additional difficulties: living in a new country, trying to fit into a new school, making new friends. They may also have significant family responsibilities or experience with trauma. SEL can help EL students overcome challenges. A growing body of research suggests that the use of SEL in classrooms has positive impacts on all students, teachers, and society at large.
The 7 Mindsets are based on a 3-year study resulting in the writing of the 7 Mindsets book and the development of an online Social and Emotional solution for elementary, middle, and high school students. The 7 Mindsets have been designed to promote self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making in students and include: