Youth Development Insight
Our faculty & educators blog about issues in the field
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Minnesota's 2013 teacher of the year works at Open World Learning (OWL) Community, a school that incorporates social and emotional learning (SEL) into every class. Megan Olivia Hall teaches science to seventh- to twelfth-graders at OWL. I spoke with her about the strategies they use to help young people develop SEL skills. LIZ HAGEN: How is social emotional learning taught at OWL? MEGAN OLIVIA HALL: Our school has identified five non-cognitive skills, or "habits of work and learning," to promote....
Friday, February 21, 2014
Race has shaped the definition of the word "urban." This provokes a question for us in the Minnesota 4-H Urban Youth Development Office: what exactly is "urban" youth development? We have developed the following strategies, or ways of working, in our effort to serve the most marginalized (but not necessarily urban) youth....
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Social and emotional learning: From research to strategies
October 30, 2013