This article sums up efforts to include SEL skills as an element of school report cards. This article mentions efforts across the country to focus on these “soft skills” as an important part of student development. Maurice Elias and Angela Duckworth are extensively quoted in this article.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, June 6, 2017Description:
Where report cards may have once had a handwritten teacher’s note saying a student “plays well with others,” parents in some districts are now more likely to see a box that shows whether their child performs at grade level in such areas as “relationship skills.” Schools are increasingly rating students on a variety of social competencies and “learning skills” alongside their traditional grades in academic subjects.Read the full article here!