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Seattle Channel highlights an amazing Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum in SPS classrooms

The Families & Education Levy partners with schools across our city to fund the professional development of the RULER curriculum.

Take a look at this latest video from the Seattle Channel’s Our City, Our Schools series to learn more about how this curriculum is making a positive impact on students and their success.

How do students’ emotions impact their academic achievement?

Seattle Public Schools is using an approach known as RULER to help students and teachers Recognize, Understand, Label, Express and Regulate emotions.

Host Brian Callanan interviews RULER co-creator Marc Brackett and profiles the RULER program at Graham Hill Elementary, South Shore K-8 and Olympic Hills Elementary for a comprehensive look at how teaching emotional smarts can help boost academic success. This segment is part of the Our City, Our Schools special series, which offers an up-close look at Seattle Families and Education levy-funded programs designed to increase student success in school.  Gain more insight on your feelings with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence’s Mood Meter App — mentioned in the show.