There is a missing link in most approaches to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and SEL measurement. In all the focus on students’ interpersonal capacities and intrapersonal self-regulation, we have not paid adequate attention to the relationships between teachers and students through which social and emotional skills can be powerfully enhanced.
The evidence is clear that students who have higher levels of developmental relationships are more likely to be successful at school and in other ways.
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of middle school students say they have developmental relationships with their teachers