Analyzing Effects of SEL Curriculum of Elementary Students with Disabilities
Date of Award
Project Abstract (696 or 796 registration)
Master of Science in Special Education
The interest in Social Emotional Learning is rising as behavior and mental health concerns continue to increase in schools. This project analyzed the effects of a Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum, Be Good People, on two 3rd-grade students receiving special education services. The two areas of focus were self-management and relationship skills as these two SEL competencies were directly related to each student's individualized education plan (IEP) goals. Each lesson was explicitly taught following the method provided by the curriculum. Data was gathered through progress monitoring, anecdotal notes, and teacher input. The results showed an increase in students' self-management and relationship skills. When SEL instruction is explicitly taught, it can positively affect students' social and emotional competence.
Leadstrom, Ashley, "Analyzing Effects of SEL Curriculum of Elementary Students with Disabilities" (2022). Dissertations, Theses, and Projects. 752.