Featured on KBEM radio, Six Seconds’ Education Director Susan Stillman discusses “social emotional learning” with host Ed Jones. Jones described his own high school as a “swamp of emotional turmoil” — does it have to be this way? Susan points out that schools have seen an 11% improvement in test scores when Social Emotional Learning is taught. Teaching emotional intelligence also reduces bullying because people’s feelings are respected, and teachers are modeling using feelings to be smarter.
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Hear an interview about how problems such as school violence can be addressed by using social emotional learning all over the globe.