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?
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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.
March 15, 2017
Two Texas congressmen from opposing political parties created an internet sensation—and maybe an example of social-emotional learning—when they went on an impromptu cross-country road trip, livestreaming discussions about politics along the way.
February 15, 2017
Sesame Workshop will team with the International Rescue Committee to deliver social-emotional learning programs for refugee children in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Syria.
November 21, 2016
Several national K-12 groups will encourage schools to respond to numerous reports of violence, harassment, and intimidation that have occurred since Donald Trump's presidential election by reaffirming "the inclusive values that are the foundation of healthy learning cultures."
October 19, 2016
An emotional video campaign illustrates the ways meaningful adult relationships can counter the effects of childhood trauma on the brain.