Saturday, December 31, 2011

How to champion students' social-emotional learning in 2012

I am thinking this type of an approach can be taught to our students and employed as they communicate with people around the world!  It is a frame of mind.  See what you think.
Educators in 2012 should resolve to become champions of students' social and emotional learning, writes Maurice Elias, director of the Social-Emotional Learning Lab at Rutgers University. This involves teachers making students' "needs and rights" the priority and protecting their dignity through high expectations for the adults who work with them, Elias writes. Edutopia.org/Maurice Elias' blog (12/27)

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