A national survey sheds light on the sometimes conflicting messages children receive about kindness and how the unkind actions of adults affect them, findings with takeaways for schools.
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November 21, 2017
November 07, 2017
Principals see a lack of time, inadequate teacher training, and funding as barriers to carrying out social-emotional learning in their schools, a nationally representative survey found.
September 13, 2017
Students' social, emotional, and academic development are "deeply intertwined," and all are central to learning, a group of scientists said in a consensus statement released Wednesday.
August 21, 2017
Young children are more likely to learn and apply character lessons from books that feature human characters than from stories that center on human-like animals, a new study finds.
August 09, 2017
Some students engage in so-called self-handicapping behaviors like procrastination in an attempt to protect themselves from the negative emotions they might feel if they fail at an academic task. How should teachers handle it?
July 12, 2017
Social-emotional learning programs may continue to show positive benefits for students months, or even years, after they complete them, a new meta-analysis finds.
June 22, 2017
Some of the character traits the Golden State Warriors coach emphasizes on the court can also helps students succeed in the classroom, research shows.
April 26, 2017
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, or CASEL, launched a new set of online resources this week designed to help school districts implement comprehensive SEL strategies.
April 19, 2017
Advocates for social-emotional learning caution that some messages about SEL wrongly promote harmful stereotypes and narratives about children of color and low-income students.
March 29, 2017
A contest seeks creative ways to measure students' social-emotional learning.