Teaching children how to understand and manage their emotions is essential | Opinion

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by Maurice Elias, SEL4NJ Trustee

Read this op ed from Maurice Elias which underscores the importance of Social Emotional Learning as a critical part of child development and how it helps students (and adults) succeed in school and in life. As students return to school this fall, social emotional development will help them deal with the challenges of face-to-face instruction – and it will help student achievement as well. Schools where the culture and climate support this kind of development are providing a foundation for student success!

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