Tag Archives: Social-emotional learning

Improving the Health and Well-being of Teens in Urban, Poverty Settings

Despite recent decreases in teen pregnancy rates, the Bronx has the highest teen pregnancy rates and sexually transmitted infections in all of New York City – not due to increased sexual activity, but due to high levels of poverty. Food … Continue reading

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Social-Emotional Learning, Why Now?

Huffington Post By Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D. Education Director, Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) Social-emotional learning (SEL) is spreading like wildfire — and not just in the United States. Countries such as the U.K., Singapore, and China are starting to implement … Continue reading

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New York Times – Playing Nicely With Others: Why Schools Teach Social Emotional Learning

Social emotional learning is what allows students to control their behavior, understand how their personal behavior impacts others, and enables them to empathize and collaborate with others. As any teacher can attest, children who are less able to master these … Continue reading

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