SummaryCompared to students who do not experience SEL programming, they improve significantly with respect to:
July 2010 - A new study reveals that students who participate in school-based programs focused on social and emotional learning (SEL) profit in multiple ways.
- Social and emotional skills
- Attitudes about themselves, others, and school
- Social and classroom behavior
- Conduct problems such as classroom misbehavior and aggression
- Emotional distress such as stress and depression
- Achievement test scores and school grades, including an 11-percentile-point gain in academic achievement