This article, by CASEL's head of research, talks about the importance of educational equity when implementing social emotional programs. The author speaks about CASEL's work to support SEL with an eye toward equity for all students by using "equity elaborations."Source:
Robert Jagers, Education Week, July 6, 2018Description:
"Equity elaborations help make the conversations more nuanced, so that teachers base their instruction on who's standing in front of them. For example, it may be meaningful for rural students and their families to have a social studies unit that explores alternative industries that can replace disappearing farm or manufacturing jobs. Urban students and families might benefit from and be more interested in instruction that examines how to develop urban farming projects."Read the full article here!