Feeling left out? Angry at your mom? Embarrassed to speak out loud during class? Proponents of S.E.L. say these feelings aren’t insignificant issues to be ignored in favor of the three R’s. Unless emotions are properly dealt with, they believe, children won’t be able to reach their full academic potential.
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Article highlighting the vital mutuality of academic, social, and emotional learning
Students in schools randomized to receive an enhanced SEL program were more likely than those in the control group to achieve basic proficiency in reading, writing and math on independently administered state mastery tests in later grades
Negative consequences, timeouts, and punishment just make bad behavior worse. But a new approach really works.
The ability of a human being to manage his or her emotions in a healthy way will determine the quality of his life much more fundamentally than his IQ.
A moving and brilliant piece exploring the flip side of gendered empowerment and the importance of cultivating emotional awareness in boys from former 321 teacher.
The 2019 5th grade students on our No Place for Hate committee documented some classroom practices that promote kindness and inclusion at PS 321 so that parents and teachers might learn about some of the ways we are teaching the whole child here at 321. Have a look!