This article broaches the subject of SEL and equity. Dena Simmons, a black educator and director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. Speaks to this issue and suggests how to discover your own biases and make SEL instruction meaningful to students.Source:
Dena Simmons, Education Week, June 7, 2017Description:
We must teach and create social-emotional learning content within an equity literacy lens. This means educators should be able to identify inequity and make an effort to create just learning for all students and their families. It will take concerted efforts across financial, educational, health, and political sectors to create equitable school environments for students of color, but educators can begin now by implementing the following practices…Read the full article here!