Coordinating Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) Initiatives Improves School Climate and Student Learning

@inproceedings{Elias2010CoordinatingSA,
  title={Coordinating Social-Emotional and Character Development (SECD) Initiatives Improves School Climate and Student Learning},
  author={Maurice J. Elias and Jennifer DeFini and Jennifer K Bergmann},
  year={2010}
}
Many schools have character education programs, social-emotional learning programs, substance abuse prevention programs, anti-bullying programs, and the like. Some schools have several of these; some have all. Talk seriously to educators in these schools, especially off the record, and they will express some disappointment in these programs. This feeling is especially strong among urban educators and those in low-performing schools, where extra funding has often been available to purchase… CONTINUE READING