Now These Are SEL SuperPowers!!!
Nikkya Hargrove’s SEL Superpower is presence. She writes:
“My SEL Superpower is my presence because I am calm and take everything as it comes.”
Nikkya’s daughter Aviah Hargrove’s Superpower is magic! She writes:
“My SEL Superpower is magic because I have special senses.”
In SEL terms, this is called self awareness!
Nikkya’s son Jonathan says his SEL Superpower is singing. He writes:
“My SEL Superpower is singing because it helps people feel good.“
Shannon Wanless, Director of the Office of Child Development at the University of Pittsburgh writes:
“My SEL Superpower is self-reflection because life is an amazing journey of constant self-discovery! I love journaling, sitting quietly outside and thinking, and looking to friends with different identities to help me see myself in new ways.”
Shannon’s daughter Maryella, Age 16 writes:
“My SEL superpower is her persistence. I can focus and learn and push forward even with things are hard or stressful or seem insurmountable.”
Shannon about her daughter:
“My daughter is unshakable!”
Shannon’s son, Charlie, Age 13 writes:
“My SEL superpower is relationship-building skills.”
Shannon writes about him:
“He can be in any group of kids and end up joking around with them within minutes. How does he do that?”
More SEL Superpowers to come!!! What’s yours?