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.
Hear an interview about how problems such as school violence can be addressed by using social emotional learning all over the globe.
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