In this article, the author who teaches college readiness at a charter school in Brooklyn, NY, advocates for the inclusion of social-emotional learning for his students as they are necessary for future success in school and in life.Source:
Frederick Scott Saylors, Education Week, June 28, 2017Description:
“I [the author] verbalize the need for students to become effective communicators. I stress to my students the importance of understanding themselves and adjusting to any social environment as necessary skills for success in the real world. These skills are considered the core competencies of emotional and social intelligence. While our students increasingly turn to social media and technology for surface interaction, it is more important than ever for educators to implement social-emotional skills into their classrooms.”Read the full article here!