Does Teaching SEL Make a Difference?
We now know that teaching Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) skills positively affects academic performance and college and career readiness. For example, recent research tells us every dollar spent on SEL instruction yields $11 in long-term benefits to society. That’s why so many schools are adding SEL to their curricula.
But what do the effects of SEL instruction look like in the classroom?
East High School in Salt Lake City, Utah, put theory to practice and implemented SEL instruction for its growing and diverse student population, which includes speakers of 43 languages and socio-economic backgrounds ranging from wealthy to homeless.
The result: a “night-and-day” difference among student behaviors and achievement.View the Archived Webinar | Download the Slides | Get a Participation Certificate