Shane Vander Hart: A propaganda piece for social-emotional learning on the website of the CBS affiliate in Miami, FL prompted a visceral reaction.
Chester Finn believes that the worldview and faux psychology behind the self-esteem movement of the past are alive and well with social-emotional learning.
Shane Vander Hart: Wisdom, like perseverance, grit, and other characteristics social emotional learning focuses on is subjective.
More and more schools are measuring “soft skills” like “grit,” “perseverance,” and “sensitivity” on the report cards students bring home to their parents.
Please submit comments before MIDNIGHT, MONDAY 2/13 opposing this latest global taxpayer funded psychological data mining scheme of our youngest children.
Karen Effrem: The House Appropriations Committee took some very commendable action in with regard to the education budget in general and some important specifics.
Karen Effrem: Congratulations to activists and legislators in Tennessee for standing up to social emotional learning (SEL) national heavyweight CASEL.
NRP reports in a mental health & schools series that experts believe having your child screened for mental health in Kindergarten may be way too late.
Education Week reports that eight states plan to collaborate to develop standards in order to encourage social-emotional learning in their local schools.
Social-Emotional learning is the new Common Core, and according to Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), the Every Student Succeeds Act supports that goal.