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October 19, 2016

Watch: Child Trauma Survivors Reunite With the Adults Who Made a Difference

An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.

October 17, 2016

Teachers, Parents Fear World is Unkind Place for Children, Survey Finds

Respondents to the survey, administered by the Sesame Workshop, said they often worry that "the world is an unkind place for children." Results come as schools increasingly focus on students' social and emotional skills as well as their academic success.

August 01, 2016

Social-Emotional Learning: States Collaborate to Craft Standards, Policies

Eight states will work cooperatively with the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning to create and implement plans to draft statewide social-emotional learning standards and policies.

July 18, 2016

A Growth Mindset May Counteract Effects of Poverty on Achievement, Study Says

A growth mindset may buffer students from the effects of poverty on academic achievement, Stanford researchers concluded after studying test scores and survey results for 168,000 Chilean students.

July 11, 2016

Resources for Discussing Police Violence, Race, and Racism With Students

How can teachers address two recent high-profile police shootings and the death of five Dallas police officers in the classroom? Here are some resources.

May 26, 2016

Social-Emotional Learning Takes Center Stage in 2016 Commencement Addresses

At 2016 commencement addresses, graduates laughed at jokes, cried at personal stories, and heard a whole lot about social-emotional learning from pop culture icons, sports stars, and President Obama. Here's a sampling.

May 10, 2016

Tough Penalties for Bullying Ineffective; Broader Approach Needed, Report Says

A committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine found that tough penalties for bullying may dissuade victims from reporting it, and that the programs at the center of much bullying prevention research are only modestly effective.

May 02, 2016

Angela Duckworth: To Grow Students' Grit, Balance Challenges With Support

University of Pennsylvania psychology Professor Angela Duckworth released a new book on grit Monday, exploring the depths and misconceptions about her research on persistence and passion.

April 12, 2016

Researchers: Social-Emotional Learning Gains May Diminish in the Summer

So-called "summer melt" is long studied in the academic world, but students' social and emotional development may also regress when they are not in school, according to new findings presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting.

March 17, 2016

Non-Cognitive Skills: Is It Enough for Measurements to Be Valid and Reliable?

Even well-tested measures of students' non-cognitive and social-emotional skills create unknowns and potential problems when used in high-stakes accountability, a researcher writes.

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