SEL Curriculum & Resources

Practical, innovative tools to teach emotional intelligence – for K-12, University, Parents & Educators

Used in 200+ countries & territories, Six Seconds’ resources are grounded in current neuroscience, practical, and adaptable for everyone.

POP-UP Festival in partnership with UNICEF World Children’s Day

The world’s largest SEL project, POP-UP Festival is entirely free and accessible in 30+ languages. POP-UP Festivals bring SEL content to children in creative, play-based lessons where they are learning alongside their caregiver & community members.

The 60+ arts activities & games can be filtered by age range (4-6, 7-12, 13+), by each of the Sustainable Development Goals, or by language.  Get your free kit here.

Self-Science Curriculum for Elementary Schools

One of the world’s first SEL programs – the Self-Science 3rd Edition includes a starter guide and 18 lessons.

The 4th Edition includes over 30 lessons for each level (in US grades K-2, 3-4, 5-6) and is available in digital format after completing the EQ Educator Certification. 

Know, Choose, Give for Higher Ed

The Participant Workbook and Facilitator Guide include 35 practical lessons use EQ skills for improved decision making, health, achievement and self-leadership.

One of the first published curricula for SEL in higher education, the program was extensively tested at the University of Dubuque where it’s part of a 3-credit core course.

Insights for Great Teachers

EQ Insights for Great Teachers (IGT) is a hands-on workshop that can be delivered in-person or online. It equips teachers with the insights that “great teachers know.” The 8-hour program is structured through a personalized workbook (a combination of course materials, Brain Brief, Brain Talent, and Brain Discovery Profiles — see the Brain Profiler Certification to get started) – with extensive custom information for each participant.

The EQ Gym Workbook

The EQ Gym Workbook provides six-weeks worth of data-driven activities and learnings for increasing emotional intelligence. Individually or in groups, the workbook provides adults with a practice, supportive framework to set goals and practice EQ to improve wellbeing, relationships, effectiveness & quality of life.

Six Seconds publishes a wide array of hands-on & online learning tools

A few highlights; see the EQ Store for more.

EQ solutions for social emotional learning

What’s new in emotional intelligence?

Structuring Transformational Learning

Structuring Transformational Learning

For you, is learning about collecting knowledge… or about using it to create change? Our learning programs are lifechanging because we work WITH the brain and structure learning to fuel growth – here’s how.

Igniting Hope in our Students: Three Sparks

Igniting Hope in our Students: Three Sparks

Educators and parents are concerned about children and youth becoming cynical about making the world a better place. They seem to be losing hope. Dr. Maurice Elias offers three strategies to change that.

What are the researched best-practices to put emotional intelligence into action?

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Emotional intelligence (EQ) = being smarter with feelings

EQ is a learnable, measurable skill that predicts improved effectiveness, relationships, quality of life & wellbeing (here's the research)

Introduction to emotional intelligence Take the EQ test for free
How to grow your EQ skills Join the Six Seconds community
Subscribe for free updates Dive in with Unlocking EQ
Discover upcoming EQ events About Six Seconds

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For many people, emotional intelligence is intangible -- so we created assessments that make it clear, actionable, and practical.

Try the free version to get started.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Organizational Emotional Intelligence Tests

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification. Dive into this transformational methodology with Unlocking EQ - then continue toward the 4 professional accreditations:

Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator

Emotions Drive People :: People Drive Performance

Six Seconds provides businesses with tools, methods & expertise to improve the people-side of performance with emotional intelligence. As shown in the case study library, EQ strengthens leadership, team effectiveness, customer service/sales, accelerating change, and building a high-performing culture.

Introduction to EQ in business  Find an expert (coach, consultant, facilitator)
Case study library About Six Seconds
Upcoming Events Six Seconds' Clients

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For effective, evidence-based development, Six Seconds publishes a system of emotional intelligence tests yielding practical, actionable insights.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Organizational Emotional Intelligence Tests

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification.

Explore the pathways: 

Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator
Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist

At the Heart of Learning

Six Seconds is the comprehensive source for tools, methods & expertise to improve education --  around the globe, across the age span, for all stakeholders.

Introduction to EQ in education POP-UP Festival in partnership with UNICEF
What is Social Emotional Learning? Find an expert (coach, consultant, facilitator)
EQ / SEL in higher education About Six Seconds
Upcoming events Pioneers in SEL

You get what you measure - so measure what matters

For effective, evidence-based development, Six Seconds publishes a system of emotional intelligence tests yielding practical, actionable insights.

Introduction to the EQ tests Individual EQ Assessments
Find the right assessment with the Tool Finder Education Vital Signs

Build capacity for transformation

Six Seconds started the world's first EQ Practitioner Certification and is widely known as the global leader in how to develop emotional intelligence. Public & in-house EQ certification. start with the EQ Educator Certification - then continue toward the 4 professional accreditations:

Certified EQ Coach Certified Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Certified EQ Consultant Certified EQ Facilitator

Questions about growing emotional intelligence? Let's talk!

Six Seconds' vision is a billion people practicing emotional intelligence, because we think it will make the world a better place. We are a nonprofit org supporting changemakers in every sector, in every country, with transformational EQ tools and methods. 

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