Summary: This article reports on a panel discussion about the expanding evidence base regarding the value and interconnectedness of social, emotional and academic development during an event hosted by the Aspen Institute.
Source: Pat Donochie, Education DIVE, September 14, 2017
“In working to instill social-emotional learning into cognitive practices in K-12 schools, some of the panelists said schools need to work to ensure student participation and connection to a school community. Camille Farrington, a professor of education, psychology and neuroscience at the University of Southern California, said teaching practices should create a learning environment where students “feel like they’re engaged in an endeavor that matters.””
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