Measuring Elementary School Students’ Social and Emotional Skills: Providing Educators with Tools to Measure and Monitor Social and Emotional Skills that Lead to Academic Success
In this report, Child Trends indicates that there are five key social and emotional skills that help students thrive in school and in life over time: self control, persistence, mastery orientation, academic self-efficacy and social competence. The report describes tools that educators/organizations could use to assess and monitor the extent to which they are improving low-income students’ social and emotional skills. The report also provides related guidance to educators across the country who aim to strengthen students’ social and emotional skills as a strategy for supporting their thriving.
The 5 Promises
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below: