Scientists to Schools: Social, Emotional Development Crucial for Learning

Posted On: 9/14/2017 4:30 PM

Children sitting in a circle of chairs, looking at teacher lighting a candle"This body of research demonstrates what parents have always known—the success of young people in school and beyond is inextricably linked to healthy social and emotional development, such as the ability to pay attention, understand and manage emotions, and work effectively in a team," Jones, who co-authored the report, said in a statement. "The evidence should move us beyond debate as to whether schools should address students' social and emotional learning to how schools can effectively integrate social, emotional, and academic development into their daily work."

Read more at EdWeek: Rules for Engagement - September 13, 2017


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