Teachers impact student learning. Effective teachers do more than just encourage academics; they teach the whole child. Social-emotional learning is critical to student development and readiness to enter adulthood. Educators need access to tools in order to bridge the work they already to with social-emotional learning.
The Center on Great Teachers & Leaders at the American Institutes for Research is a team of consultants and researched. It has released a research-to-practice brief with information and strategies on supporting social-emotional learning and teaching the whole child.