This article is adapted from the Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning
published by Guilford Press and suggests seven interrelated activities which can be used to help a school begin implementation of social-emotional learning. These activities do not have to be carried out in order and the authors suggest that a variety of factors at the school will determine both the timing and sequencing the activities.Source:
Maurice Elias, Larry Leverett, Joan Cole Duffell, Neil Humphrey, Cesalie Stepney, and Joseph Ferrito, Edutopia, March 24, 2016Description:
Every school in the United States, and indeed, every school in the world, addresses the social-emotional and character development of the students who pass through its doors. It is impossible to bring adults and children together for long periods of time and not influence children’s skills and the kinds of people they will become when putting those skills to use.Read the full article here!