Integrating social and emotional learning (SEL) into the academic curriculum not only benefits students, but also teachers and other school personnel. In addition to behavioral improvement, SEL has been linked to gains in academic achievement. When classroom behavioral functioning improves, students are better prepared to engage in academic work... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE and comment below.
Feb 9, 2018
Despite research that shows the efficacy of socioemotional learning (SEL), widespread implementation of SEL into school curriculum has faced criticism from educators who doubt that SEL practices are differentiated enough to address the unique needs of individual students and schools, particularly older students. However, integrating SEL through the lens of critical consciousness allows schools to tailor SEL concepts to meet the needs of adolescents, including those experiencing substantial challenges with self-regulation... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE.