This article talks about using discipline issues as teachable moments to promote social emotional learning. By treating conflicts not as disciplinary incidents but as teachable moments, teachers can help students develop better ways to deal with conflict while building their SEL skills.
Kristin Stuart Valdes, Edutopia, December 21, 2016Description:
Traditionally, educators have treated conflicts not as teachable moments but as disciplinary ones, and some conflicts do require disciplinary action. But many conflicts can lead to deeper social and emotional understanding for the students involved, and for the classroom community as a whole.
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