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The Importance of Social Emotional Learning

A respectful, safe, caring environment is essential in order for students to learn effectively.Teachers must get along with students and students must get along with each other.If this social environment isn’t created than chaos prevails.The school is a social setting that teaches those skills that allow people to interact in a positive proactive way. A structured systematic approach to enhance social emotional learning and academic performance has shown in research as an achievable accomplishment (Elias, 2003).

As a society there are certain attributes that all people should possess.Schools, parents, communities need to involve themselves in teaching their children literacy, how to express their thoughts and opinions.Children need to understand math and science at a level that makes them competent to engage in regular interactions with others in the world.Members of this society must also be able to problem solve and to take responsibility for their actions, health and personal well-b…