Harmony SEL educates the whole child through social and emotional learning.

Harmony fosters the development of key social and emotional competencies in the classroom, at home, or in out-of-school programs by providing tools and strategies at no cost.

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Harmony SEL is accessible entirely online for everyone.

Join the community of 100,000+ who are utilizing our portal to Inspire wellness, self-confidence, communication, healthy relationships, and Harmony in their classroom, homes, and out-of-school programs.


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“The stories, lessons, and activities throughout Harmony SEL invite my students to a classroom community where each child is important, included, and valued by one another!”

Angela Karem
Harmony Educator, TK

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What’s New in Third Edition:

  • The First 10 Days: a pre-unit that provides community-building activities designed to inspire harmonious peer relationships
  • Additional Quick Connection Cards
  • Clubhouse Friends: Get to know our new clubhouse friends with new storybooks for Pre-K-5th grade
  • Unit Refresh: expanded content, curriculum, and specific lessons at each individual grade level
  • Lessons that build on student strengths and uplift student voices and experiences
  • Enhanced Everyday Practices to include Personal Harmony Goals and Mindful Minutes

Harmony is for everyone:

  • Educators
  • Schools
  • Families
  • Caregivers
  • Youth Development Organizations
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Whole Child Outcomes

  • Positive school climate
  • Improved social and emotional competencies
  • Better relationships
  • Increased connection to school
  • Improved academic achievement
  • Decreased bullying, teasing, aggression, and stereotyping

"It is exhilarating to see the cross section of digital transformation and social emotional learning. The resources within the portal are invaluable to teachers and leaders throughout the world who want to truly utilize technology to the benefit of learning and teaching.”

Kecia Ray, Ed.D.
Past President ISTE; Instructor, Johns Hopkins University, and CEO of K20Connect

Harmony SEL Third Edition FAQs

Is Harmony SEL really offered at no cost?

There is no cost to educators, after-school programs, youth organizations, or participating university collaboratives.

Does the entire school need to implement Harmony SEL?

While it is advantageous to use Harmony SEL strategies, lessons, and activities schoolwide, you may wish to implement by one or two grade levels first, and then roll out the program to other grades later.

I have a large class and my day is already full. How do I find the time to use Harmony SEL in my classroom?

You can implement Harmony strategies, lessons, and activities in as little as 10-20 minutes a day. Your Harmony Ambassador can help you develop strategies for integrating Harmony into your schedule and current classroom curriculum.

Is Harmony SEL an anti-bullying program?

Harmony is designed to build healthy relationships among students by engaging them in lessons and activities that promote empathy, understanding, and respect. These effective practices build supportive relationships that ultimately help prevent bullying.

The school year is halfway over—can I still start Harmony SEL in my classroom?

Yes! Our live and on-demand training options can be used to implement Harmony at any time during the school year.

Does Harmony SEL training count towards my professional development credit?

Each school district and youth organization has different requirements for professional development credits. Be sure to consult your district or organization for further information.

How do I ensure that our parents and families understand why we have chosen to implement Harmony SEL?

The Harmony Online Learning Portal provides ready-to-share communications for your families. There is a welcome letter on the dashboard that explains the program in full. In every unit, the Home-School Connections section includes a family letter describing what students will be learning in class, as well as a Home Activities document with ideas families can use to extend the learning outside school.

How do teachers and staff become trained to implement Harmony SEL?

There are several avenues to training. Some teachers get started by signing up for our live training webinars, while others prefer our on-demand video modules. In addition, some schools leverage live online group training sessions to onboard teachers.

How can we get started with Harmony SEL right away?

Yes! Many schools and organizations have chosen Harmony for youth and after-school programs, as it’s a fun and engaging way to build teamwork, friendships, and positive communication outside of the regular school day.

How can I use Harmony SEL with my special education students?

There are a variety of ways to implement the lessons and activities that match student needs. The Meet Up and Buddy Up strategies, as well as the lessons and activities, are wonderful for building inclusive classroom relationships and can be adapted for use with all students.

My 6th grade students have no previous experience with Harmony SEL. Is it too late to introduce the program to my classroom?

Not at all. While the ideal situation would be to start at Pre-K or kindergarten, Harmony is designed so that students can quickly grasp the concepts and benefit from the lessons and activities at every grade level.

Is the Harmony SEL program appropriate for Head Start programs?

Harmony has been implemented in numerous Head Start classrooms across the country. Harmony SEL uses stories, games, songs, and a variety of appropriate lessons to foster an environment of acceptance and inclusion that celebrates strengths and differences. Activities help students develop self-confidence, control, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.

We’re interested in introducing our students to Restorative Practices. How does Harmony support this?

Educators applaud Harmony as an excellent entry to restorative practices, as both share the common goal of supporting the safety, well-being, and success of all students by developing, building, and maintaining healthy relationships.

Does Harmony align with CASEL?

Yes. The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)—the clearinghouse for advancing social-emotional learning—has recognized Harmony as a CASEL SELect program for excellence in supporting SEL in schools and districts nationwide.

Can I access the Harmony Online Learning Portal from both computer and phone?

Yes. The Harmony Online Learning Portal provides support whether you are on the go or in the classroom. It is available for your computer and works on iOS and Android phones and tablets.

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