Nearly every student in the United States is out of school this spring, shut out of traditional schools and classrooms for a prolonged period to slow the spread of coronavirus. It’s an unprecedented disruption of academic routines and to the norms of teaching social-emotional learning skills such as managing emotions and resiliency at a time when children need them the most. This report—with original survey data that capture educators' attitudes and experiences with SEL—explores the challenges and opportunities to teaching social-emotional learning when school buildings are open and operations are normal. But these are not normal times, and to help educators navigate how to stay connected to students' social-emotional state when school buildings are closed, we have a story that offers tactics for keeping up the teaching of SEL.
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