Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Teaching soft skills, commonly referred to as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), is increasingly important in an educational environment, determined that students are graduated from both K12 as well as higher education primed and ready for a dynamic and changing future job market.

SEL typically aims to encourage students to better identify and understand their emotions, and to develop healthier, more productive communication skills. However, encouraging and inspiring SEL (I use the word “teach” sparingly, as these are not things can necessarily be taught), also has demonstrable effects on academic achievement and behavior.

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