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August 25, 2015
August 24, 2015
Social Emotional Learning in Action: How a Leading District Responded to the Community's Clarion Call
Mary Ryerse, Director of Strategic Design at Getting Smart sits down with Paul Goren, Superintendent of Evanston/Skokie School District in Evanston, IL to talk about Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Goren is a champion of SEL and believes SEL is important for students, educators and the Evanston-Skokie community. He shares examples of initiatives, his background in SEL and the response by parents in the shifting emphasis in SEL.
August 04, 2015
David T. Conley proposes an alternative name for the so-called "non-cognitive" skills that are vital to students' success in college and the workplace.
July 28, 2015
Students need not take the summer off from self-regulation, says Kathleen Cushman.
July 01, 2015
As 'On California' goes on summer vacation, I recall the summers of youth in Chicago, and the lessons they taught.
June 01, 2015
Rich opportunities for deeper learning reside in the interactions between adults and students about behavior and life choices.
May 04, 2015
A new study from Stanford University shows how schools can infuse social emotional learning with academic instruction and improve student engagement and academic achievement.
December 10, 2014
In a conversation with me, Paul Tough talks about how children (really) succeed and the implications of his work as California designs a new accountability system.
August 24, 2013
Guest blogger Katie Zahedi spent a day delving into social-emotional learning and walked out wondering why all of that is getting lost in our present educational system.
November 29, 2012
Social emotional learning "teaches the skills we all need to handle ourselves, our relationships, and our work, effectively and ethically," says Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL).