Spotlight on Social-Emotional Learning 2018

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Social-Emotional Learning

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The Education Week Spotlight on Social-Emotional Learning is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • How schools are responding to students' developmental needs
  • Barriers to social-emotional learning implementation
  • Turning skeptics into believers on SEL
  • Finding time to implement SEL in the classroom

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Through a communitywide plan, the Tacoma, Wash., district has cleared hurdles that have stymied some other school systems' efforts to implement social-emotional learning.
March 20, 2018 – Education Week

A national coalition of researchers, policymakers, and educators has forged a consensus on why schools need to respond to students’ social and emotional needs.
February 7, 2018 – Education Week

States heeded cautions from advocates and researchers that measures of students' social-emotional skills for school accountability would be unreliable and unusable.
October 11, 2017 – Education Week

Schools no longer have a choice but to be responsible for the well-being of their students, writes opinion contributor Peter DeWitt.
January 5, 2018 – Education Week

We need to distill social-emotional and character education down to the most essential components, writes Hunter Gehlbach.
October 25, 2017 – Education Week

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