Highlights 15 federal elementary and secondary education programs where the statutory language or the regulations/guidance that accompanies a program appear to permit funds to be used to support universal prevention programs and social and emotional learning initiatives. The guide also provides examples of schools, districts, and state education agencies that have successfully supported their prevention programs with federal education dollars.
Summarizes, in a four-part review series, the benefits of social and emotional learning (SEL) in early childhood, and identifies the characteristics of SEL interventions that are effective in school contexts. The review identified effective SEL programs, strategies, and implementation practices.
Focused on the latest research on bullying among children and adolescents and explored strategies for using SEL to prevent bullying. Social and emotional learning helps children and adolescents to manage their emotions, empathize with others, and develop positive relationships.
Describes and presents the collaborative work undertaken in Bridgeport Connecticut by the Tauck Family Foundation and Child Trends in creating tools that schools and youth serving organizations can use to assess, monitor and strengthen students' social and emotional learning (SEL) skills as a strategy for supporting their academic success.
Provides guidance for the types of measures related to social and emotional learning and development and school climate available for states and districts to use. This guide shares important factors to consider when deciding on a resource or tool for measuring social and emotional learning and school climate.
Includes a presentation to the state superintendent, describing the work of the MI S3 grant, including their “Think Respect motto, student outcomes, and information on Michigan’s Socal Emotional Learning Standards drafted during the grant period.
Identifies the instructional practices that promote student social-emotional learning, which in turn are critical for student academic learning. The brief also showcases how three popular teacher evaluation frameworks embed practices that influence not only student academic learning but also student social and emotional competencies.
Promotes the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) framework through interviews and focus groups with state policymakers, educators, and students. This study provides policy opportunities to better integrate the WSCC framework and highlights elements of a healthy school environment.