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Some Advice for Champions of Social and Emotional Learning

Education Next – Frederick Hess

“Education loves its fads. After years of tough-minded superintendents and would-be reformers talking only about reading and math scores, we’re now enthusiastically rediscovering that schools are actually supposed to tend to other important stuff too—things like character, decency, perseverance, responsibility, and citizenship. Of course, saying it that way or observing that these are time-tested virtues wouldn’t seem all that new, cool, or worthy of big foundation investments. In fact, put that way, there’s more than a whiff of stale, 1950s-era squareness in the air..”(more)

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