Sunday, January 09, 2005

Early Social and Emotional Teaching Pays Off Big Into Early Adulthood

This is a wonderful study which showing that cognitive and social skills training (including cooperation training, problem-solving) each year in grades 1 through 6 in 'at risk' urban schools had across-the-board benefits in improving work or school function and social and emotional health, while reducing the likelihood of criminal activity or substance abuse.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med -- Promoting Positive Adult Functioning Through Social Development Intervention in Childhood: Long-term Effects From the Seattle Social Development Project, January 2005, Hawkins et al. 159 (1): 25

No comments:

Post a Comment