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Shifting the Current School Climate: Sense of Belonging and Social and Emotional Learning

A positive school climate promotes belonging, which is the foundation for social and emotional well-being. When people in a school treat one another with respect and cultivate a welcoming physical and emotional space, students are more likely to feel like they belong. This sets them up for both SEL and academic success. The purpose of this infographic was to describe both schoolwide and classroom-level actions that adults can take to foster a positive environment that supports a sense of belonging.

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