Social And Emotional Learning Essay

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ial and emotional learning (SEL) is important in helping children to develop their attitudes, knowledge and skills in understanding others and to control own emotions as well as in setting own goal and building relationship with others (CASEL, 2017). According to a research, it states that in a classroom that doesn’t only focus on academics but also moral can help increase academic achievements regardless of their socioeconomic status (Anderson, 2016). While promoting social and emotional learning (SEL) in a classroom, there are still few things to consider such as the teachers.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) may be a good learning approach for students, implementing it in curriculums etc. but one of thing to consider is that are the
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Some schools feel it takes a lot of their time to slowly change to implement social emotional learning in classrooms as well as the money needed to use for this programme such as for training teachers or practitioners, materials needed to implement social and emotional learning (SEL) in classrooms etc. Some schools don’t prefer to implement it is also because they worried if they implement social and emotional learning (SEL) in it, they may not have the time to focus on the other core subjects (Wang, n.d.) such as Mathematics, Science, Language and so…show more content…
According to Yoder (2014) as cited in Reynolds (2016) state that teachers are one of the people who are responsible in implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) as well as to create instructional strategies for children to learn. Some teachers also said stated that they lack of professional development opportunities to teach social and emotional learning (SEL) as well as the lack of preparations from universities (Reynolds, 2016). A research also states that 83 % of the teachers want to receive further training for social and emotional learning (SEL) but unfortunately only very few teachers received its training according to University of British Columbia (Reichl & Zakrzewski, 2014). The lack of training provided to teachers may be due to not a lot of schools implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in schools or it may be also due to a larger number of teachers were not interested or keen in participating in the training because they are not aware of the impact it can bring to themselves and the result that social emotional learning can improve a child’s well -
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