Over the past few years, there’s been a surge of interest within the education community concerning SEL in the classroom. This is largely due to the fact that there is new data to support the claim that SEL is not only vital to students’ development, but also to their academic, social, personal, and professional success. (Dulak et al, 2011)

So how do we integrate SEL into our classrooms when there is no time allocated for it specifically?