Tag Archives: Self-Awareness

CCSS through the Lens of Social Emotional Learning

In a brief presentation just posted on Youtube, Dr. Nancy Markowitz makes the case that absent attention to Social Emotional Learning (SEL), student will be unable to meet the academic expectations of the Common Core. Dr. Markowitz builds her case … Continue reading

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‘Being smart isn’t all you need to succeed’

In a blog post for the Hechinger Report, writer Anya Kamenetz connects Social Emotional Learning and academic success. She writes, “Non-cognitive or meta-cognitive skills such as self-awareness, self-control, empathy, communication and cooperation ” deserve being measured and taught in our schools. It’s a … Continue reading

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What is Social and Emotional Learning? (SEL)

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) describes the ways in which children and adults develop skills for life effectiveness. It has been a point of emphasis within the ELA/literacy Common Core rollout and part of the Core Task Project and Core … Continue reading

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