Beyond Social Emotional Learning

Building Durable Skills for Future-Ready Students

Prepare students for success in the classroom, career, and beyond with Wayfinder.

School should equip every child with the knowledge and tools they need for success in academics and life.

Every student wants to be successful. But somewhere along the way, many find themselves disconnected from their learning. This lack of connection can show in many of the challenges we see in today’s schools: decreased academic achievement, declining mental health and wellness, and the lack of preparedness for the demands in and out of the classroom.
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The Durable Skills Needed for Long-Term Success

Students need more than book smarts and technical knowledge to flourish in education and the workplace. Success will require relational and critical thinking skills that enable individuals to navigate obstacles and work with others.

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Michael Gayles, Founding Principal at Ignite Middle School
“Wayfinder was the next gen SEL curriculum that I was looking for to engage my students and increase faculty well being.”
Dr. Michael Gayles
Founding Principal at Ignite Middle School (Dallas ISD Innovative School)

Wayfinder is Impacting Hundreds of School Districts Globally

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With Wayfinder, Students Build the Skills They Need to Thrive
in School and the Real World

Drive Academic Achievement

Students who engage in social-emotional learning see on average an 11 percentile increase in academic achievement

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Improve Mental Health and Wellness

Purpose development and SEL improve relationships and school belonging, reducing risk of anxiety and depression

Enable Success Beyond the Classroom

SEL supports higher rates of high school graduation + college degree attainment, plus improved goal setting and job performance

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Born at Stanford d.school

Wayfinder was incubated at The Stanford d.school using the latest adolescent research from leaders in the field. Wayfinder continues to be advised by Stanford affiliates, and puts human-centered design at the forefront of our work.

Wayfinder's Activity Library

Activity Library

A searchable database of energizing, engaging activities and Collections that empower you to integrate SEL into any lesson and address acute challenges of daily school life

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Assessment

Provide regular check-ins, view student wellness data, get automatic intervention recommendations, and track student growth over the year with pre- and post-curriculum assessments

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Core Curriculum

13 years of vertically aligned, research-backed curriculum to enliven learning and help students build social-emotional competencies and future-ready skills

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Training

Ninety minutes of initial training is all you need to begin implementation. Receive ongoing tech support and further opportunities for additional professional development

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Adult SEL

Support your staff with dynamic, small group learning experiences that reinvigorate and help educators reconnect to their deeper Why



Connected Classrooms. Prepared Students.

11x as purposeful
2x as socially aware
4x as engaged in their school communities

Leading Experts and Publications Trust Wayfinder

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