SEL Research – Old Version

Social and Emotional Learning Research

CASEL’s digital library is a continually updated collection of resources related to social and emotional learning. Many items are provided free of charge on Links to professional journals may require a paid subscription or payment for individual articles.

Search CASEL’s Library

CASEL’s library of documents on social and emotional learning can be accessed according to topic by clicking on any of the links in the following table. Most of the documents can be downloaded directly from this website. Eventually the library will contain numerous items that will be accessible through the websites of other organizations and publishers.

Academic Integration After-School Assessment Character Education
College and Career Readiness Elementary School Financing High School
Impact and Evidence Implementation Meta-analysis Middle Schools
Parents Pedagogy and Teaching Practices Policy Preschool
Programs School-Family Partnerships Schoolwide Approaches SEL Overview
Service Learning Standards Teachers

Search for any item using keywords. If you can’t find something, please submit an item to our research team for review. You can also click on the library categories on this page.

Featured Research from Our Colleagues and Collaborators

Articles, Books, and Reports Published by Researchers, Scholars, and Program Developers Who Specialize in Social and Emotional Learning

From the Raikes Foundation

Teaching Adolescents To Become Learners: The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance This report by the Consortium on Chicago School Research outlines a new framework for understanding how non-cognitive factors influence the behaviors that drive academic performance among middle and high school students.

Social-Emotional Learning Assessment Measures for Middle School Youth This report identifies research-based tools that measure social and emotional well-being of middle school students.

From the National Research Council

Education for Life and Work: Developing Transferable Knowledge and Skills in the 21st Century  This report clarifies the meaning of “Deeper Learning” and “21st Century Skills.”

CASEL Research and Publications

Articles, Books, and Reports Published by CASEL or Co-Authored by CASEL Scholars

The October 2013 issue of Phi Delta Kappan featured several articles on social and emotional learning, including a lead article by CASEL’s Roger Weissberg and Jason Cascarino. Download the article. View the table of contents and information about how to access the articles.

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