Summary: Social-Emotional Learning has been hailed by many as an important part of how we define student achievement going beyond the test score. This article includes a short video explaining many of the issues surrounding social-emotional learning.
Source: Evie Blad, Education Week, June 5, 2018
Description: "Social-emotional learning is appealing to schools, but adopting the strategy can present some challenges. The appeal of SEL: By shaping teaching strategies and policies around children's social and emotional development, students will be more effective learners who are better prepared for the challenges of a changing work force when they graduate. But the concept can seem kind of murky, teachers don't always feel prepared to adopt it, and researchers have raised concerns about how schools measure students' progress in SEL."
Read the full article and watch the video here!