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Social Emotional Learning and why it Matters

As have been noted on this blog several times, to do Common Core well, we have to attend to the Social and Emotional Learning of our students. The science behind why this matters and how it is intertwined in a … 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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