Read “States to Partner on Social-Emotional Learning Standards”. Excerpt:
In a step that organizers call a “critical moment for the movement,” eight states will work together to create social-emotional learning standards and plans to encourage schools to embrace teaching students about the growing field.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, which is also known as CASEL, announced the joint effort last month and will assist the states through consultation with its own staff and a panel of experts.
Read more here: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/08/24/states-to-partner-on-social-emotional-learning-standards.html?r=2098217414&cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2-RM&preview=1&user_acl=0
Find CASEL resources here: http://www.casel.org/
Really? Does this align with our stereotypes of Asian education? Read the story “High hopes for happy learning” at http://www.nationmultimedia.com/life/High-hopes-for-happy-learning-30281985.html
Students who experienced trauma and fear need special attention in school, which may be the only place of safety for them. Read more in the article To Reach Struggling Students, Schools Need to Be More ‘Trauma-Sensitive at http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2016/02/17/author-to-reach-struggling-students-schools-need.html?cmp=eml-eb-popweek+02262016