The following resources are designed to aid educators in understanding challenging behaviors, diagnosing skill deficits, and designing and delivering evidence-based interventions and support.

Iowa Social-Emotional Competencies

Iowa Social-Emotional Competencies provides tools to encourage focused and comprehensive planning, based on implementation science, to lend breadth, depth, and scope to the process of implementing SEL. It’s important to remember that the ultimate goal is for all learners to grow in their desire and ability to embrace and demonstrate SEL competencies. 

Maintaining Students’ Motivation for Learning as the Year Goes On

Neuroscience can suggest ways to keep students working toward their learning goals after their initial excitement wears off.  This site provides strategies to maintain motivation.

PBIS World

PBIS World is a website containing links to interventions, supports, and resources for common disruptive behaviors.

Social and Emotional Learning

Find and share resources for creating a healthy school culture by helping students develop skills to manage their emotions, resolve conflicts, and make responsible decisions.

National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

The goals of the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations (NCPMI) are to assist states and programs in their implementation of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children (Pyramid Model) within early intervention and early education programs. Pyramid Model focuses on promoting the social, emotional, and behavioral outcomes of young children birth to five, reducing the use of inappropriate discipline practices, promoting family engagement, using data for decision-making, integrating early childhood and infant mental health consultation and fostering inclusion.