In the new book The Triple Focus: A New Approach to Education, Daniel Goleman and Peter Senge provide educators with a solid rationale for incorporating focus-related skill sets in the classroom to help students navigate a fast-paced world of increasing distraction, and better understand the interconnections between people, ideas, and the planet. In this clip, Senge illustrates children’s innate systems thinking skills.
Studies show that sustained and well-integrated Social-Emotional Learning programs can help schools engage their students and improve achievement. Explore the classroom practices that make up the best and most effective Social-Emotional Learning programs. This Edutopia video outlines five key facets of social-emotional learning: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationships and decision-making.