We see a danger that social-emotional learning could wind up compromising academic instruction or serving to advance ideological causes and agendas.
Like schools, fitness studios aim to provide a great experience for twenty-five or thirty students with great variation in levels and goals.
Harvard-Stanford study finds opportunity gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students equivalent to three to four years of learning
Security technologies in schools correlated with increased student fear and mistrust of educators
The Aspen Institute hosted a book talk and panel discussion on a new book, No Longer Forgotten: The Triumphs and Struggles of Rural Education in America, co-edited by Andy Smarick and Michael McShane. EdNext has just published an article by Smarick and McShane based on the book.
Is social and emotional learning the missing piece in education reform, or is it just another fad that will distract education reformers from ensuring that students are prepared academically for what lies ahead? Grover “Russ” Whitehurst, argues that those looking for a body of evidence to support the recommendations of social and emotional learning advocates will be sorely disappointed.