Resources

What Is Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

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Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. 

SEL programming is based on the understanding that the best learning emerges in the context of supportive relationships that make learning challenging, engaging and meaningful. 

Report Cards 101

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The SCUSD K-6 report card has been revised to align to the California Common Core State Standards (CA CCSS) for mathematics and English Language Arts that will be implemented state-wide in 2014-15. Parents will notice the following on the new report card:

Common Core State Standard Resources

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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are a set of high quality academic expectations in English-language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics that define the knowledge and skills all students should master by the end of each grade level in order to be on track for success in both their college and career paths.  

In the menu on the right, we have provided a few resources to help you better understand these standards and how they impact your child’s education.