STARTING STRONG: How Social Emotional Learning Can Improve Teacher Education

Summary:  This research brief from the Committee for Children and CASEL identifies the gap in teacher preparation when it comes to siocial-emotional learning (SEL).  The article also provides some insight into why SEL training as part of teacher preparation is important.

Source:  Committee for Children/CASEL, March 2019

Description:  “Teachers and school leaders agree that social-emotional learning (SEL) is essential for academic learning, yet teacher training programs aren’t preparing educators to develop, model, and teach social-emotional skills and practices. This gap shortchanges future generations’ preparedness to compete in the global economy. “

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