What Works in Education

In this Edutopia.org article on Social and Emotional Learning, Sheldon Berman and other experts discuss how educating the whole child by including social and emotional skills with academics is critical for success in school and in life. 

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Highlights of AASA’s SEL Site Visit to the Andover Public Schools.
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SEL Playbook for Superintendents, Panorama Education June 2020.

SEL Leadership In A Virtual World, AASA May 2020

Equity: At the Heart of Social-Emotional Learning. A, C & E Magazine, March 2020.

Practice Agenda in Support of How Learning Happens (with Ron Berger, Joshua Garcia and John Desse). Report of National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development, The Aspen Institute, Washington, D.C., January 14, 2019.

Implementing Social Emotional Learning. School Administrator, Vol. 75, No. 8, September 2018.

The practice base for how we learn: Supporting students’ social, emotional, and academic development (with Sydney Chaffee and Julia Sarmiento).  Consensus statements of evidence from the Council of Distinguished Educators of the National Commission on Social, Emotional and Academic Development, The Aspen Institute, Washington, D.C., March 12, 2018.

Social development, school culture, and academic performance. Beyond Bullying Summit, Teachers College, Columbia University, N.Y., January 14, 2013

The district superintendent’s role in supporting prosocial education (with Florence C. Chang and Joyce A. Barnes). In Ann Higgins-D’Alessandro, Phil Brown, Mike Corrigan, and Betty W. Straub (Eds.), The Prosocial Education Handbook. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.

The connection between character, service, and social-emotional learning, (with M. McCarthy). In M.J. Elias & H. Arnold, (Eds.), The Educator’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-emotional Learning in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006.

Safe and Sound: An educational leader’s guide to evidence-based social and emotional learning programs-Illinois Edition. Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), February 2005.

School as a moral community (with Diane Berreth and Susan Anderson). In Amitai Etzioni (Ed.), Character Building for a Democratic, Civil Society. Washington D.C.: The Communitarian Network, 1997.

The moral dimensions of school (with Diane Berreth). Educational Leadership, Vol. 54, No. 8, May 1997.

The practice base for how we learn: Supporting students’ social, emotional, and academic development (with Sydney Chaffee and Julia Sarmiento).