The Walton Family Foundation will fund research on measuring and nurturing social-emotional skills and grit.
Recently in Social-emotional learning Category
September 17, 2015
June 25, 2015
GreatSchools, known for producing profiles of schools, has announced a partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
June 23, 2015
A new report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research offers a framework for understanding the cognitive and non-cognitive traits students need for success as adults.
June 11, 2015
The Obama administration has created a new competitive grant program called "Skills for Success" aimed at helping middle school kids develop traits like grit and resilience.
June 03, 2015
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning calls its secondary schools guide a Consumer Reports for social-emotional learning programs.
May 13, 2015
Measures used to assess student progress in development of social and emotional traits are limited and should not be used to penalize or compare schools, Angela Duckworth and David Yeager wrote.
May 11, 2015
As Cleveland awaits a verdict in a high-profile police shooting case, schools are preparing for emotional discussions and safety concerns that may arise.
April 28, 2015
Out of school Tuesday after riots broke out in their city, Baltimore students said they hope classroom discussions will help them understand the death of Freddie Gray and the deeper challenges of poverty and racial tension.
March 20, 2015
It's hard to teach kids to treat their peers with kindness when they see such a lack of empathy in adults. Plus, links on pre-k attendance, gender nonconformity and school dress codes, and more.
March 16, 2015
When celebrities read mean tweets about them, it's funny. When kids do it, it becomes a powerful demonstration of the effects of cyberbullying.