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ERIC Number: EJ1203733
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
Re-Imagining Social-Emotional Learning: Findings from a Strategy-Based Approach
Bailey, Rebecca; Stickle, Laura; Brion-Meisels, Gretchen; Jones, Stephanie M.
Phi Delta Kappan, v100 n5 p53-58 Feb 2019
Many schools and out-of-school organizations use social-emotional learning (SEL) programs to boost students' skills. Yet research shows that these programs can be difficult to implement and don't always meet students' needs. In response, Rebecca Bailey, Laura Stickle, Gretchen Brion-Meisels, and Stephanie Jones propose a new approach to SEL premised on three big ideas: SEL should be framed around a developmental model designed to target specific, age-appropriate skills; a flexible strategy-based approach may increase the feasibility of SEL implementation and school-wide consistency; and SEL is most effective when teachers are encouraged to implement and adapt strategies that meet their students' needs and reflect their experiences. The authors describe how such a program was implemented in a preK-8 summer program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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Language: English
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