As students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, social and emotional learning, supported by technology, can help build in-demand skills


Social and emotional learning skills can help students succeed in a digital economy, and technology can play a crucial part in establishing a strong social and emotional learning foundation.

According to New Vision for Education: Fostering Social and Emotional Learning Through Technology, a report from the World Economic Forum and the Boston Consulting Group, social and emotional skills are critical to the future workforce, because this type of learning addresses skills such as problem-solving, collaboration, and critical thinking--all essential skills...

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