Do you see your child or teen struggling in school, lacking motivation or interpersonal skills?
Social-emotional learning can help!
Social-emotional learning (SEL) refers to how people:
use compassion to understand the needs of others
A social-emotional learning program could be the right course of action for your child's development.
Why Is Social Emotional Learning Important?
According to research, learners who participated in a social-emotional learning program develop:
Self-Awareness — Understanding your strengths and weaknesses
Self-Management — Ability to recognize and manage your own emotions
Responsible Decision Making — Ability to make positive choices for yourself
Social Awareness — Recognizing other people's emotions and being able to empathize
Relationship skills — Being able to communicate clearly and maintain healthy relationships
The Benefits Of Social Emotional Learning
SEL not only leads to improved academic outcomes and behavior, but also builds lifelong coping skills. It helps children and teens:
Improve decision making.
Have empathy towards others.
Deal with stress.
Set and achieve positive goals for themselves.
Build the skills needed to develop and maintain positive relationships.
Understand and manage their own behavior.
Mrs. Miller's daughter Elizabeth is "bossy" with other children her age. She tells them what to do and doesn't respond when they tell her to stop. As a result, Elizabeth has a hard time developing friendships. How can SEL help her?
Help her persuade others
Help her stand up for herself
Help her understand others' feelings
Help her not get teased
If you're interested in exploring social-emotional learning for your child:
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