SEL 3 Signature Practices


Using OUSD’s 3 Signature SEL Practices is easier than you think!  What are the 3 Signature SEL Practices?  Click here to watch a short video overview, or take a look at the description below.  Once you’re ready to get started, download the 3 Signature SEL Practices Playbook for ideas on how to integrate the practices into your school or program, or scroll to the bottom of the page for even more resources.

 

dsc_0079Welcoming Rituals

What?
An activity at the beginning that intentionally connects everyone to the work ahead (e.g. check-in or community-builder).

Why?
Sets the tone and invites participation.

 

Engaging PracticesIMG_1452 (1)

What?
A variety of culturally relevant engagement strategies that encourage active participation.

Why?
It’s how we learn best! They give our brains opportunities to pause, make connections and anchor learning.

 

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Optimistic Closure

What?
Thoughtfully finishing with an activity that honors our work and helps us look ahead.

Why?
Time to celebrate, reflect or motivate towards next steps.

 

Ready to learn more? View The Three Signature SEL Practices for Adult Learning.