Are Teachers Prepared to Teach Social Emotional Learning?
To what extent should teachers be responsible for students’ social and emotional learning? Moreover, are teachers prepared to assume this responsibility?
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Harvey Alvy has served as a teacher, principal, and university professor, and was honored to be a National Distinguished Principal. He is the author of Fighting for Change in Your School: How to Avoid Fads and Focus on Substance, and co-author of Learning From Lincoln: Leadership Practices for School Success. "Sean Thomas is in her 20th year of teaching in the largest county in Georgia. She has taught Kindergarten, Second Grade, Third Grade, and ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) K-5. Tom Whitby is a former contributing Editor at SmartBrief, founder of #Edchat, Twitter-Using Educators, and NYSCATE Network."