The role of Social Emotional Learning in College Placement


It is interesting to see schools struggle with affective issues: how we relate to each other in schools. Institutions in various sectors: public,  charter and for profit schools try and emulate what has, in fact, been happening in independent school and, Seven Hills in particular, for many years. Our whole child approach has made it possible for students to learn cognitive skills, but they always come in conjunction with social emotional skills and habits of mind that create fertile opportunities for learning. This is great news for the future…

Social Emotional Learning is the key to college success… Atlantic Monthly

About Kathleen McNamara Head's Up!

an educator in Independent Schools for over 28 years
This entry was posted in 21st Century Skills, academic excellence in elementary schools, Challenge Success, childhood development, Dacher Keltner UC Berkeley, Denise Pope, education, Harvard's Caring Schools Initiative, leadership, Making Caring Common at Harvard, mindfulness, social emotional learning, The Atlantic Monthly and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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