Supporting the Development of Cognitive Regulation

Cognitive regulation is the ability to help oneself learn by being an active participant in the learning process. Students need the opportunity to develop and practice a variety of skills in order to become self-regulated learners. In their book All Learning Is Social And Emotional: Helping Students Develop Essential Skills for the Classroom And Beyond, … Continue reading Supporting the Development of Cognitive Regulation

Supporting the Development of Emotional Regulation

Emotional regulation requires the ability to identify emotions and properly manage them. Children and young adults will need to develop and practice these skills over and over throughout their school-aged years. As such, it’s important that educators prepare the environment to support the development of emotional regulation. In their book All Learning Is Social And … Continue reading Supporting the Development of Emotional Regulation

Supporting the Development of Student Identity and Agency

Student identity (the sense of who the person is) and agency (the sense of capability to act independently) is continually growing and changing. As classroom teachers, we have the ability to undertake actions that will help positively influence student identity and agency. In their book All Learning Is Social And Emotional: Helping Students Develop Essential … Continue reading Supporting the Development of Student Identity and Agency

The Impact of Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom

We are learning more and more about the positive impact of social-emotional learning in the classroom. In their book All Learning Is Social And Emotional: Helping Students Develop Essential Skills for the Classroom And Beyond, authors Nancy Frey, Douglas Fisher, and Dominique Smith share the results from a meta-analytic study of 213 Social-Emotional Learning programs … Continue reading The Impact of Social-Emotional Learning in the Classroom