Growth Manage Yourself
This principle refers to the ability to regulate one’s emotions, feelings, and behaviors effectively in different personal and academic situations; the ability to manage one’s stress constructively; controlling impulses and expressing emotions appropriately while setting and achieving personal and academic goals. Students who demonstrate growth are able to use problem-solving skills, critical thinking, and logical reasoning both independently and while interacting with others at home, in school, and in the workplace.
As an Arkansas graduate, I am:
- Reflective about my personal needs and manage my emotions effectively
- I am able to identify and take care of personal wellness needs and emotional health.
- I can act on my personal needs accordingly in varying situations and locations.
- I can express emotions constructively.
- I am able to practice stress management techniques.
- I am fully capable of asking for help when needed.
- An effective choice maker and am able to demonstrate increasing levels of independence in setting goals and achieving them for college, career, and community engagement
- I am able to identify steps for problem solving.
- I apply strategies and skills to solve complex problems.
- I use rational steps to determine a solution or conclusion.
- I am an active participant in my learning.
- Able to manage time in order to set tasks and goals and achieve them
- I am punctual, prepared, and ready to be engaged daily.
- I am able to set checkpoints for follow-through on a goal.
- I can plan and organize my time and projects in order to accomplish tasks and/or goals.
- CASEL’s District Resource Center
- CASEL Guide to Schoolwide Social and Emotional Learning
- CASEL Program Guides-Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs
- Blog: SEL Assessment Must be Strengths-based, But What Does That Mean?
- Choosing and Using SEL Competency Assessments: What Schools and Districts Need to Know
- Measuring SEL/Assessment Guide