This is another research brief from Penn State and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that shares findings supporting the notion that social emotional development helps to prepare students for success not only in school but also helps them navigate the world successfully. The brief presents a number of findings that identify significant factors in social and emotional development.Source:
Greenberg, M. & Weissberg, R. (2018). “Social and Emotional Development Matters: Taking Action Now for Future Generations” Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, December 2018.Description:
"There is overwhelming agreement from the perspective of educators, parents, and policymakers that children should receive a broad education that prepares them to be active, engaged citizens who make positive contributions to support their families and communities. Although there are various models of educational goals, there is a consensus that education should focus on supporting essential capacities to help children navigate the world successfully." Access the research brief here!