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New National Academies Of Science Report Identifies Three Qualities Key To Student Success

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The National Academies of Sciences has just published one of their typically massive reports and this one, as they usually do, has some nuggets if you’re willing to wade through it all.

The report is called “Supporting Students’ College Success: The Role of Assessment of Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Competencies,” but much – if not all – of it also has relevance to K-12 schools. The report is available for free download.

Science Daily has nice, short, and sweet summary of the report. Here’s an excerpt:

The report seems to offer some good suggestions on how to promote the development of those qualities, though I don’t think there are any new ones that many don’t already know. But a report from the National Academies of Sciences is always nice to quote when trying to convince your administrator that time devoted to SEL skills is important.

I’m adding this info to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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