Move This World for xSEL Labs

“We know that social emotional learning requires explicit instruction and opportunities for practice, just like academic content areas. When assessment and curriculum are used together, in a meaningful and thoughtful way, students benefit." - Sara Potler LaHayne, Move This World

Find a sample of Move This World videos and their corresponding xSEL Labs competency to strengthen SEL skills with your students.

Download a sample of the xSEL Labs & Move This World Alignment Guide for the early elementary school curriculum here.

The Feel Wheel

Competency: Emotion Recognition

Grades: K through 3

In the Feel Wheel, students practice identifying and expressing their feelings by reflecting on how they would feel in a variety of scenarios.

What’s the Diff?

Competency: Social Perspective Taking

Grades: K through 3

In What’s the Diff?, we practice celebrating the similarities and differences in our classroom and our communities.

Mirror, Mirror

Competency: Social Problem-Solving

Grades: K through 3

In Mirror Mirror, we practice active embodied listening in order to understand when we should lead and when we should follow.

The Beatbox

Competency: Self-Control

Grades: K through 3

In Beatbox, we practice mindfulness, active listening and managing our impulses. When we listen actively we are more likely to stay engaged.

The Emo Show

Competency: Emotion Recognition

Grades: 4 through 6

In The Emo Show, we practice communicating and expressing our emotions nonverbally to help the people around us understand what we are feeling and so that we can better understand others’ feelings, too.

The Pat on the Backs

Competency: Social Perspective-Taking

Grades: 4 through 6

In The Pat on the Backs, we build community by recognizing the strengths of others in our community.

The Way To Go’s

Competency: Social Problem-Solving

Grades: 4 through 6

In The Way To Go’s, we reflect on the challenges we face and think about words of encouragement to uplift and support our peers.

We’re Emoging

Competency: Self-Control

Grades: 4 through 6

In We’re Emoging, we reflect on some of the strategies and coping mechanisms that we might already be using to help manage emotions.