The application of skills to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
Curiosity and persistence are the strongest predictors of academic success in math and reading, according to a study of students in 11 countries, including the United States. The study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) is the first major global assessment of students’ social and emotional skills.
Developed by math specialists, cognitive psychologists, and hit songwriters, Muzology is an award-winning learning platform that uses music videos to make learning math enjoyable, engaging, and effective.
Schools are open, children and teachers are settling into classrooms, and there is consensus among researchers that young people are struggling mentally more than ever before. As students return to the third school year affected by the pandemic, they will need evidence-based social–emotional learning to reengage as focused learners.
Created by actor, writer, and TV icon Sonia Manzano (beloved by generations as “Maria” on Sesame Street) and inspired by her own childhood, the new PBS Kids series, Alma’s Way, centers on six-year-old Alma Rivera, a proud, confident Puerto Rican girl.