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Urban Districts Embrace Social-Emotional Learning

15 June 2015
PUBLISHED IN Education Week

By Evie Blad

In a kindergarten classroom at Wade Park Elementary School this spring, students huddled around their teacher in a tight circle while she held up cards that said “proud” and “ashamed” and explained to them what it’s like to feel those emotions.

“I felt proud when I graduated from college,” she said.

The children had started the day by writing one-word descriptions of their emotions on the classroom’s whiteboard, completing the prompt, “Today I feel,” with words like “happy,” “love,” and “tired” in shaky penmanship.

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