Latest from the Field

National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development fact sheet offers a quick overview of why SEL is important. (Nov. 2016) Download the fact sheet.

From Education First: Blog—Social and Emotional Learning in Action. (Nov. 2016) Learn more.

From Edutopia: A special feature on the assessment of social and emotional learning. Read Maurice Elias’s blog about how to measure SEL. Read Susanne Deham’s guide to SEL assessment resources.

New book: The Other Side of the Report Card–Assessing Students’ Social, Emotional, and Character Development. Read more.

“Ready to Be Counted”—New report makes a powerful case for SEL based on a wide body of research. Download the report.

From AIR: How after-school programs can support employability through social and emotional learning. Read more.

From America’s Promise: A profile of school dropouts’ competencies based on the CASEL framework. Read more.

New article on how to implement Illinois early learning standards to affect social and emotional learning. Read more.

PBS News Hour: Penn State study on the importance of teaching social-emotional skills in kindergarten.

Yale’s Marc Brackett writes about teaching emotional intelligence to teenagers in the Harvard Business Review. Read more.

From Stanford: How SEL Changed Three Urban High Schools. Read more.