Social and emotional learning occurs when teachers and school staff help students develop the interpersonal skills they need to succeed in school and work. This skill-building happens in the course of everyday instruction, when teachers pause to encourage students to pose a question in a more respectful tone, imagine how others feel, take a deep breath to calm themselves down, break a goal into manageable pieces and more. Social and emotional self-management is thought to set the stage for productive, cooperative learning.
Some LGBT students find themselves accepted by their peers, but not by teachers and administrators at school, said Vinnie Pompei of the Human Rights Campaign, who will speak at the EdSource Symposium in October.
Multi-tiered system of support helps educators solve problems before they become problems.
Teachers can respond to students' concerns by encouraging discussion.
All social-emotional learning, all the time as California moves to start a conversation between after-school and summer programs and their school-day counterparts.
Information about social and emotional learning for parents, teachers, administrators and students.
The students retained those skills when researchers tracked them months or even years later.
Now's not the time to expand experimentation with school accountability measures, staff tells CORE Districts.
As a society, we need to be more comfortable discussing suicide with children.
Will social and emotional learning turn out to be just a fad? Researchers propose strategies to prevent that fate.
A suicide cluster in Clovis Unified has fast-tracked district efforts to do more to address students' mental health.
What is social and emotional learning and why should schools get involved in it? A guide offers answers.
A California Teachers Association survey found that 40 percent of teachers had received little or no training in alternatives to suspensions.
Transgender students in California remain protected from discrimination under state law, as state legislators say Trump is no friend of the LGBT community.
The recommendations are part of a push to create measures of school conditions and climate that help districts create change.
Teaching teachers how to develop their own social and emotional skills is the first step to helping students, according to a new report.