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.
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August 01, 2016
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.