This blog addresses how students’ interest in gaming can contribute to social-emotional learning and help to prepare students for a variety of careers. SEL will also be important considering the great number of students who will eventually be employed in jobs that do not yet exist today.Source:
Maurice Elias, Edutopia, January 6, 2017Description:
According to the World Economic Forum’s 2016 report titled New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning Through Technology
, “To thrive in the 21st century, students need more than traditional academic learning. They must be adept at collaboration, communication, and problem solving, which are some of the skills developed through social and emotional learning (SEL). Coupled with mastery of traditional skills, social and emotional proficiency will equip students to succeed in the swiftly evolving digital economy.”Read the full article here!