Social and emotional learning programs found to boost students' skills

Friday, February 4, 2011 - 13:31 in Psychology & Sociology

A new analysis of more than 200 school-based social and emotional learning programs has found that such programs improve students' attitudes and behaviors, and in some cases, even boost academic performance. This is the first large-scale meta-analysis of such programs. The findings highlight the value of incorporating well-designed and carefully conducted social and emotional learning programs into standard educational practice.

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