Research and Policy Briefs on Social and Emotional Development
Duration: 2015 -
Funding: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Principal Investigator: Mark Greenberg
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process children, youth, and adults go through to develop the skills to engage with others, manage their emotions, show empathy, handle stress, set goals, make responsible decisions, and in the long run to succeed in work and life. Social and emotional learning can improve students’ academic performance, decrease problem behavior, and increase college and career success.
This project is in the process of preparingthat summarize the current research and identify practice and policy implications of social and emotional development in children.The collection of resources is for teachers, parents, schools, policymakers and others to support the social emotional development of young people. To see the series, go to Resources.
With a LIttle Help from My Friends: The Importance of Peer Relationships for Social-Emotional Development
Applying an Equity Lens to Social, Emotional, and Academic Development
Social-Emotional Development in the First Three Years
Social Emotional Development in Preschool is Essential to Student Success Infographic
Social Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Preparation for Success Infographic
Improving the Social Emotional Skills in Childhood Enhances Long-Term Well-being and Economic Outcomes
Promoting Social Emotional Learning in Preschool: Programs and Practices that Work Brief
Parent Engagement Practices Improve Outcomes for Preschool Children Brief
Social Emotional Learning in Elementary School: Preparation for Success Brief
Teacher Stress and Health Brief