Blad, E. (2018, June 05). Watch: Social-Emotional Learning Strategies, Explained in Three Minutes. Retrieved July 16, 2018

Social-emotional learning is appealing to schools, but adopting the strategy can present some challenges. The appeal of SEL: By shaping teaching strategies and policies around children’s social and emotional development, students will be more effective learners who are better prepared for the challenges of a changing work force when they graduate. But the concept can seem kind of murky, teachers don’t always feel prepared to adopt it, and researchers have raised concerns about how schools measure students’ progress in SEL.

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