This month in SEL: an interview with CASEL’s President and CEO, a new guide to adult SEL, a meta-analysis explores the impact of emotional intelligence on academic performance, our 2019 Year-in-Review of “The Best Of SEL”, and more!
Interview with CASEL President and CEO Karen Nieme
In this interview with The 74, CASEL President and CEO Karen Niemi discusses how to sustain high-quality SEL, the appropriate role for social-emotional competence assessment, and the importance of adult SEL.
Panorama Education’s Comprehensive Guide to Adult SEL
Promoting student SEL starts with adults. In order to cultivate students’ social-emotional skills, the adults in a school building (and at home) also need to feel supported and valued while simultaneously developing their own social, emotional and cultural competencies. This new resource from Panorama Education will equip you with the strategies and tools you need to strengthen adult SEL. By the end, you’ll understand different approaches to adult SEL as well as how to measure and implement it within a district.
Emotional Intelligence Predicts Academic Performance: A Meta-Analysis
This new APA meta-analysis explores the impact of emotional intelligence on academics. The results suggest that students who understand how to manage their emotions earn higher grades and perform better on standardized tests
NEW BOOK: Taking Social-Emotional Learning Schoolwide
While more and more people recognize that social-emotional learning (SEL) is critical to providing a well-rounded education and to success in life outside and beyond the school building, what’s missing is the know-how and framework for weaving SEL into the fabric of the school. In this new book, Thomas R. Hoerr shows teachers, administrators, and other school staff how to integrate the “Formative Five” success skills—empathy, integrity, self-control, embracing diversity, and grit—with school culture essentials.
2019 Year-in-Review: The Best of SEL
To wrap-up the year, the editorial team at Inside SEL curated a list of headlines, research, events and resources that — in our opinion — constitute the “best of” 2019 in social and emotional learning. Continue reading to take a trip down memory lane as we recap a banner year in SEL.
- Quantifying the Benefits of SEL (via CASEL)
- Does Supporting Teachers’ Wellbeing Improve Student Outcomes? (via UVA)
- How to Avoid the Ghost of the Common Core in SEL Rollout (via The 74)
- Inside SEL’s Top 10 Most Popular Posts in 2019 (via Inside SEL)
- Survey: Special needs students, ELs more positive about school mental health services (via Education Dive)
- Emotions Foster Creativity (via Marc Brackett)
- School and Classroom Climate Measures: Considerations for Use by State and Local Education Leaders (via RAND)
- Schools ramp up efforts to prevent, reduce impact of adverse childhood experiences (via Education Dive)
- Emotions Matter for Our Health (via Marc Brackett)
This Month in SEL | December, 2019