Out In Left Field: Yet another justification for Social Emotional Learning programs

Yet another reason for the proliferation of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) programs appears in last week’s Education Week. Besides making students nicer and preparing them for the 21st century, there’s a more mundane goal: basic classroom management.

This latest article, entitled “Teachers Use Social-Emotional Programs to Manage Classes,” focuses on a program called the 4R’s (Reading, Writing, Respect, and Resolution) as it plays out in 3 classrooms led, respectively, by a Ms. Schmidt, a Ms. Mendez, and a Ms. Diaz. Its key elements, apparently, are:

via Out In Left Field: Yet another justification for Social Emotional Learning programs.

 

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