Boost Academic Achievement with Social Emotional Learning

Students with a solid command of SEL principles strive toward higher levels of academic achievement. They see strong results — such as better grades, improved test scores, and heightened confidence. Each success builds positive momentum for future academic growth.

Proven Academic Success Strategies

Rigorous studies show that district-level investments in social emotional learning curriculum can boost student academic achievement by more than 10%.

Mawi Learning’s evidence-based social emotional learning curriculum delivers immediate and sustained impact. When students apply SEL skills, they improve short-term academic performance, while building a foundation for lifelong learning. By harnessing their Turbo power, students take control of their education — and their futures.

Featured in CASEL’s Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs, Mawi Learning’s evidence-based SEL curriculum – which is powered by the Turbo Toolkit – gives students SEL skills that last a lifetime. When students learn how to apply SEL tools, they thrive in the classroom, setting themselves up for success in post-secondary education.

Mawi Learning’s courses promote both student academic achievement and general student well-being. Our courses help students work toward current and long-term educational goals by developing their abilities to:

  • Study effectively
  • Overcome test anxiety
  • Collaborate with peers
  • Think critically
  • Plan for the future
  • Improve organizational abilities
  • Overcome challenges
  • Manage time

SEL Courses that Boost Academic Achievement:

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Teacher extension resources available

Course

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Turbo Leader I

GRADE: 6-8

LENGTH: 17 lessons

STANDARDS: National Standards (Health); Common Core (ELA & Math); ASCA; CASEL

Included in CASEL’s Effective SEL Programs Guide. As students enter middle school, they need a new set of skills because they face more autonomy, more responsibility, and greater social pressure than before. In the CASEL-designated Turbo Leader 1 course, students learn how to build confidence, boost academic achievement, and manage complex interpersonal relationships. By the end of the course, students will have mastered dozens of proven strategies for promoting growth, solving challenges, and achieving goals.

Course

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Turbo Leader II

GRADE: 6-8

LENGTH: 17 lessons

STANDARDS: National Standards (Health); Common Core (ELA & Math); ASCA; CASEL

The middle school years and adolescence can be exciting and confusing, all at once. The second course in our middle school series, Turbo Leader II equips students with tools that boost their skills and personal voice, which ultimately leads to building confidence, creating healthy coping mechanisms, and finding lifelong passions. Through applying these powerful skills, students can make meaningful differences in their schools and communities.

Course

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Critical Thinking & Study Skills

GRADE: 8-10

LENGTH: 19 lessons

STANDARDS: Aligns with ESSA Title IV, Part 4

High school brings intensifying academic challenges and rigorous standardized testing. The Critical Thinking and Study Skills course equips students with an actionable blueprint for academic success. Students build success mindsets, learn proven study habits, and practice research-based testing skills to elevate their performance. This course teaches the ACE test-taking method to increase scores on key tests such as the ACT, SAT, and tests for graduation.

Course

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College & Career Readiness

GRADE: 9-11

LENGTH: 25 lessons

STANDARDS: Aligns with ESSA Title IV, Part 4

Today’s high school students can feel overwhelmed by their postsecondary and career options. This course empowers students to take charge and lead their own college and career journey. Students master the skills needed to embark on the next chapter of their lives with confidence. They learn research-based strategies to craft high-quality applications, find financial aid, research post-graduation options, and establish solid career goals.