Collaboration, problem solving, and social awareness are social-emotional skills that our necessary to our children’s success. Maurice Elias shares how these skills could be incorporated in academics with an example lesson in eighth grade science class.Source:
Maurice Elias, Edutopia, May 15, 2017Description:
The term college and career ready is used often, and there are many of us who believe that social and emotional competencies are part of that readiness. But what does that mean in practice? Dr. Tara McLaughlin, a former teacher and passionate advocate for developing students’ social-emotional skills that she believes are necessary for college and career readiness, explained to me recently that these skills don’t just materialize—they must be taught.Read the full article here!