SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Social emotional learning is the process through
which children acquire and apply the knowledge,
attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and
manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals,
feel and show empathy for others, establish and
maintain positive relationships, and make
These skills are quite a bit different from the traditional
"reading,writing and arithmetic” taught in schools,
but research has proven that social emotional skills
are essential to success in school, work, and life.
Furthermore, building social emotional learning helps students
gain resilience, which is the capacity to recover
quickly from difficulties.