Early Childhood and SEL
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  • October 1, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   As summer has faded and a new school year is well underway, it’s time to look ahead on what will be the top education issues facing teachers, administrators, and policymakers in the coming months. At least, that’s what this Forbes article indicates.  According to the author, there are many topics […]

Teachers Know SEL Helps, But Where Are the Resources?
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  • September 17, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   A recent survey reveals surprising insights into how teachers feel about the current push for more whole-child and social-emotional learning practices to be embedded in daily curriculum. According to the Education Week survey, 78% of teachers feel that it is definitely a part of their job to help students develop […]

The Key to SEL Success: Shifting to a Learner-Centered Approach
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  • September 10, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   I recently read a thoughtful piece from EdSurge on the difference between school-centered and learner-centered approaches to education. The author, a teacher, outed the hypocrisy of a standardized system that seeks to maximize all students’ potential and achieve equity but also labels and categorizes any student that might be seen […]

Partner Spotlight: Student Success Network
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  • August 27, 2019

By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   Recently, Resonant Education’s partner Student Success Network (SSN) released a report synthesizing new information on how social-emotional learning (SEL) growth affects academic outcomes, how young people’s personal identities, socio-economic status, and special education status interact with their SEL growth, and promising practices to improve youth SEL. This report and its […]

The Many Facets of Social-Emotional Learning
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  • June 12, 2019

  By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   A recent article from Education Next examines wraparound services for students both in and out of school. Under ESSA, schools are now encouraged to implement whole child teaching approaches, addressing students’ needs both within and outside of the classroom. The idea behind this is that if students are taught […]

We Know SEL Works, Now What?
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  • June 12, 2019

  By Grace Shelton @GraceCShelton   Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), often referred to as whole-child instruction, has been the subject of much discussion in public education decision-making. A 2017 Princeton article examined the effects of adopting these strategies into school curriculum and found that the benefits of SEL expand beyond the school and into the realm […]