Just like math and reading, social and emotional skills need to be assessed to make certain children are getting what they need. With early care becoming the norm for many children we need to think about these early years differently. Children are no longer growing up with their siblings and a trusted adult…they are surrounded by 20 other kids their age trying to learn the same things at the same time. Our early Cre settings aren’t set up for social and emotional learning to occurs naturally…we need to facilitate it and ensure we have done so effectively.

A well-designed SEL program includes not only evidence-based curricula and instruction, but also clear goals, benchmarks, and tools for universal and targeted…
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