This article, adapted from the Handbook of Social Emotional Learning (Guilford Press), provides both evidence and guidance about the importance of building in tools for assessing the results and the progress of social-emotional learning in schools. The article also reviews a number of specific assessment tools that can be used for this purpose.Source:
Susanne Denham, Edutopia, June 17, 2016Description:
In the same way that assessment is important for understanding students’ academic learning, it is also important for understanding students’ social and emotional learning. A well-designed SEL program includes not only evidence-based curricula and instruction (along with support for teachers), but also clear goals and benchmarks (i.e., standards), and tools for universal and targeted screening and progress monitoring.
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