This article reports on the efforts that the Tacoma, Washington school district has made to infuse social-emotional learning across all of its schools. The"Tacoma Whole Child Initiative" brings a focus on social-emotional learning that touches everything from student discipline policies to how teachers approach lessons on traditional subjects like poetry and algebra.Source:
Evie Blad, Education Week, March 9, 2018Description:
"Tacoma stands out. Through a comprehensive effort, the school system seems to have leaped over hurdles that have stopped the growth of social-emotional learning strategies in other schools, hurdles like a lack of teacher buy-in and a struggle to infuse SEL concepts into traditional classroom work." Read the full article here!