LLI Research Brief #3

LLI Research Brief #3

The Topic of the Research: The impacts of high schools on students’ social-emotional development.  Citation:  Jackson, K., Porter, S.C., Easton, J.Q., Blanchard, A. & Kiguel, S. (February 2020). School Effects on Socio-emotional Development, School-Based Arrests,...
LLI Research Brief #2

LLI Research Brief #2

The Topic of the Research: Social-emotional Outcome Research Citation: Mahoney, J.L., Durlak, J.A., & Weissberg, R.P. (Dec. 2018/January, 2019). An update on social-emotional outcome research. Kappan, Vol. 100 (4).  The Premise of the Study: Calls for other...
Are You Ready? Leading for SEL Part 2

Are You Ready? Leading for SEL Part 2

In last month’s blog post, we discussed recent findings on the positive impact of social-emotional learning on student outcomes. We also discussed the current survey data from CASEL and the Aspen Institute. This study suggests that implementation of SEL varies...
Are You Ready? Leading for SEL

Are You Ready? Leading for SEL

The emphasis on social-emotional learning has become more pronounced over the past few years. Increased pressures to perform and stand out from the crowd, along with the technological tools leading to more social comparison, have led to increased mental health issues...
The Third Leg of the Stool

The Third Leg of the Stool

When I was working on my Ph.D. back in the late ’90s, the education system had just entered the standards-based reform era. It was a time that called for higher standards through more rigorous content.  In contrast to many other previous reform efforts, the standards...