The Newsela SEL CollectionThe Newsela SEL Collection

Social-Emotional Learning for a constantly changing world

Integrate SEL into core instruction with relatable, accessible content and activities that put students in the right mindset to learn.

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Weave SEL into lessons and any existing SEL programs with content selected for elementary, middle, and high school learners.


Organized by CASEL

This evidence-based collection is organized by the five CASEL SEL competencies: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship building, and responsible decision making.


Relatable and relevant

Up-to-date content helps explain and illustrate each SEL competency through timely, real-world stories that students can relate to.


Published at 5 reading levels

All content is published daily at 5 reading levels, so all students can access the same texts and no one ever feels left out of a discussion.


Supportive of core instruction

Resources on SEL skills like understanding emotions, perspective taking, and leadership prepare students for academic success.

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Navigate conversations around racism and bias

Foster more inclusive, identity-affirming classrooms with anti-bias, anti-racism resources and lessons for every grade band. 

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Integrate SEL with other subjects

The Newsela Social-Emotional Learning Collection works best when paired with other subjects. Check out our other products that support ELA, social studies and science.

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