Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a process of development that aims to foster five sets of competencies: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making. More specifically, it aims to develop students’ abilities to acknowledge and manage emotions, define and achieve goals, understand the perspective of others, build and maintain positive relationships, act responsibly, and handle situations constructively. SEL can be incorporated into routine educational practices and do not require outside personnel for effective delivery... 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.