Friday, February 4, 2011

Social-skills teaching study

Study Finds Social-Skills Teaching Boosts Academics
An analysis of more than 200 studies finds that classroom programs that focus on social and emotional skills can yield learning improvements that rival those of purely academic programs.
Durlak, J., et al. (2011). The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions. Child Development82(1), 405-432.

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