Educational Research

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Social and Emotional Learning in Schools From Programs to Strategies

This report explores a more integrated approach to teaching social and emotional skills in schools. While well-implemented SEL programs have… Read More »


Looking Under the Hood

American Institutes for Research (AIR) recently released Looking Under the Hood of Competency-Based Education: The Relationship Between Competency-Based Education Practices… Read More »

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Looking Under the Hood of Competency-Based Education

This study by the American Institutes for Research rigorously examined the relationship between competency-based education (CBE) practices and changes in… Read More »

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The Impact of Enhancing Students’ Social and Emotional Learning: A Meta-Analysis of School-Based Universal Interventions

This research report, published in 2011, is a frequently cited document in the field of social-emotional learning (SEL). The study… Read More »

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Social-Emotional Learning Assessment Measures for Middle School Youth

This 2011 research review was designed to assist middle school educators with choosing appropriate measures of social and emotional skills… Read More »

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Measures that Matter Most

This report marks the first time the Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) has asked their networks of innovators to lend… Read More »


Positive Youth Development Institute

The Positive Youth Development Institute (PYDI) is a 2-day professional development conference that provides cutting-edge research and practical strategies to:… Read More »

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Common Instructional Framework

The Common Instructional Framework, developed by Jobs for the Future, identifies six strategies for powerful teaching and learning. Forming the… Read More »

This paper explores what badging really represents for PK-12 educators dedicated to student-centered learning with the help of voices directly… Read More »

This article published by The Learning Accelerator (TLA), a national nonprofit organization that is, in their words, “seeking to transform… Read More »

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