Building Academic Success on Social and Emotional Learning: What Does the Research Say?
Joseph E. Zins
Teachers College Press, 2004 - Education - 244 pages
In this groundbreaking book, nationally recognized leaders in education and psychology examine the relationships between social-emotional education and school success specifically focusing on interventions that enhance student learning. Offering scientific evidence and practical examples, this volume points out the many benefits of social emotional learning programs, including: building skills linked to cognitive development, encouraging student focus and motivation, improving relationships between students and teachers, creating school-family partnerships to help students achieve, and increasing student confidence and success.
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