5 myths about social-emotional learning

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There’s a growing awareness of the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) at home and in school. In fact, SEL is already being implemented in many classrooms.

Numerous studies show that SEL builds the foundation for thriving in life — inside and outside the classroom. Kids with strong social-emotional skills: 

  • Get along better with others 
  • Have an increased ability to manage stress 
  • Are more likely to graduate from high school 
  • Have key social skills that employers are looking for
  • Are less likely to be involved in the criminal system 

But there are still misconceptions about SEL. Here are five of the most common myths — with the facts to debunk them.  Click here to read more.