Inspired by the overwhelming evidence of benefit to students, schools and districts have begun to add SEL into their curricula. Research shows, however, that to achieve positive results for their students, schools need to begin by invest in training their teachers. Teachers can only teach Social Emotional Learning effectively if they receive high quality pre-service and ongoing SEL training themselves.
Authenticity. What it is and why is it important? What does it mean for an individual, and for society as a whole?
Why the concept and practice of authenticity must be included in the SEL conversation.
How can we help children discover and appreciate their authentic selves? It starts with validating their experiences and voice.