I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Why Social and Emotional Skills Are Vital to Keep At-Risk Students on Track is from MindShift.

On the Interpretation of Non-Cognitive Skills: What Is Being Measured and Why It Matters is a useful research paper. Thanks to Paul Bruno for the tip.

Grading Soft Skills: The Brookings Soft Skills Report Card is from Education Next. It raises some interesting points, though I don’t agree with all of them.

The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking is from The New York Times.

Four ways to better motivate your employees, from one of the world’s most prominent behavioral economists is from Quartz. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

The Problem with Rewarding Individual Performers is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to the same list.

Don’t Set Too Many Goals for Yourself is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to  Best Posts On Students Setting Goals.

Here’s Why Your Resolutions Can’t Rely On Willpower Alone is from Psychology Today. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Help Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Succeed.

Traumatic stress changes brains of boys, girls differently is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More.

Understanding Bullying Behavior is from The American Educator. I’m adding it to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More.