At a time when the well-being of administrators, teachers, and students has become more of a focus, many districts have prioritized instructional practices like social-emotional learning (SEL) in schools.
However, with the increase in demands on teachers, school leaders may be hearing that teachers need more support in bringing social-emotional learning to the classroom. A recent survey found that SEL is something teachers want additional instructional resources, professional development, and support staff to successfully teach. In fact, 64% of teachers reported their students’ social-emotional needs are too much for them to handle on their own.
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