Summary: This article reports on the NJ State Board adopting guidelines for Social and Emotional Learning and includes an interview with Maurice Elias who made a presentation in support of SEL and the new guidelines.
Source: John Mooney, NJSpotlight, August 14, 2017
Any school would probably say it supports a child’s social and emotional learning, but it’s difficult to define what exactly that means and what exactly it entails. At the behest of the State Board of Education, state officials put out school guidelines this month about the components of such teaching and learning, from emphasis on self-awareness to relationship skills to “responsible decision-making.”
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