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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.

March 14, 2016

Nurturing Growth Mindsets: Six Tips From Carol Dweck

Encouraging students' growth mindset is about more than just praising raw effort, Stanford Professor Carol Dweck said at an Education Week event. Read some tips and watch her full remarks here.

March 11, 2016

Tap Ed Tech to Improve Social-Emotional Learning, Report Urges

Technology can help promote development of character traits and such skills as communication and cultural awareness, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group.

February 22, 2016

Building Social-Emotional Skills May Be Key to Classroom Management, Study Says

Parsing through studies of 54 interventions at the primary school level, researchers from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands, examined four different methods for improving classroom management.

January 28, 2016

How Successful After-School Programs Nurture Students' Social-Emotional Skills

A new guide looks at what qualities help after-school programs nurture social and emotional skills in students.

December 13, 2015

Three Years After Newtown, Schools Broaden Their Definition of Safety

While significant changes to gun laws have not materialized since the Sandy Hook shootings, the ways in which many educators, parents, and community members talk about and act on student safety has been profoundly reshaped.

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