A spoof of a man having his emotions managed by a machine

Are educators using SEL to empower or to manipulate?


A recent report on SEL falls short of addressing what schools need to do

Our 30 years of experience researching, teaching, and implementing social-emotional learning (SEL) has established that the purpose of SEL is to produce mental health and well-being outcomes for children. However, the current level of thinking about SEL in education is primarily focused on producing academic outcomes.

An example of this level of thinking is The Aspen Institute-sponsored National Commission on Social Emotional & Academic Development report, From a
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