Psychologist advocates for social, emotional learning in schools

01/22/2010 | Edutopia.org

Educators should be advocates for the inclusion of social, emotional and character development in their schools -- a change that those who are unfamiliar with the benefits might resist, a psychologist writes in this blog post. Maurice Elias offers several tips for educators interested in making the change. He suggests showing colleagues videos of SECD in action, providing training videos on the topic, reading a laminated card with helpful tips and reviewing research and articles on the topic.

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