Impact of social-emotional learning on academic achievement is the Science Daily headline discussing a new study that finds Social Emotional Learning resulted in higher academic achievement for students in reading, writing and math.

Of course, there are a fair number of studies that have found the same results, and you can find them at The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources.

But this one seems to stick out because it apparently was a randomized trial which, from what I read, is considered “the gold standard” in research. A lot of other studies use less rigorous methods.

Here’s an excerpt from the Science Daily article: