This article provides some case studies where school districts have focused on social-emotional learning to “ensure students have healthy mindsets to achieve academically.” The article identifies four steps that lead to a successful SEL program. They arel  Change in Climate and Culture,  Explicit Instruction,  Academic Integraton, and  Reflection and Refinement.Source:
Jennifer Fink, District Administration, October 10, 2016Description:
Educators have always nurtured such skills in children, but pressure to demonstrate academic achievement still causes many schools to focus most instructional time on core academics. But as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has pointed out, the skills people need to survive and thrive now include knowing how to interact with others, communicate, think critically and innovate.
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