Dale Blyth offers reflections on the opportunities and challenges of improving social and emotional learning both within and beyond the classroom.
Feb. 9, 2017
Gina McGovern and Haviland Rummel outline share best practices and collective expertise for equipping youth with the social emotional skills they need to thrive.
April 6, 2016
Michael Rodriguez and Eric Moore focus on local SEL data and efforts.
Nov. 24, 2015
Reed Larson, Lisa Bouillion Diaz and Natalie Rusk focus on promoting social and emotional learning in youth program settings.
May 15, 2015
JuanCarlos Arauz shares a framework for creating a rigorous, inclusive environment with a diverse community.
October 2, 2014
Gil Noam and Kimberly Schonert-Reichl explore what communities have actually done to measure youth more holistically and how they've used data at the neighborhood, school and program level to enhance social and emotional learning.
May 6, 2014
Roger Weissberg shares recent research and proven strategies of how families, schools and communities are strengthening social and emotional skills as an essential part of every young person's education.
Oct. 30, 2013
Katie Richards-Schuster shares lessons and innovations from Detroit, Michigan and other cities utilizing youth participatory evaluation, and the implications of this evaluative practice in local communities and the field of youth work.
March 14, 2013
Kim Sabo Flores, Ph.D. offers a playful and cutting-edge approach to youth participating in evaluation that has the potential to radically shift the way youth and adults form partnerships.
Oct. 29, 2012
Dana Fusco, Ph.D. presents her current research on the sphere of youth work education in the United States.
May 3, 2012
Abigail Baird and Laurence Steinberg focus on the latest findings from research on adolescent brain development, and the implications of this research for our field’s practice and policy work.
April 17, 2012
Jenni Menon Mariano, Ph.D., Elizabeth (Betsy) Levine Brown, Ph.D., and Devora Shamah, Ph.D. examine whether youth have a sense of purpose in life and what the research shows about the importance of purpose as well as the current state of efforts to support the development of purpose in all young people.
March 22, 2012
Dale Blyth, PhD, Michelle Gambone, PhD, Reed Larson, PhD, Joyce Walker, PhD, Kate Walker, PhD present the key trends, major contributions and core issues that frame the field's "coming of age".
Feb. 13, 2012
Digital Youth Network: Developing 21st century learners through the integration of overlapping affinity spaces
Nichole Pinkard, Ph.D. discusses how the Digital Youth Network (DYN) provides youth opportunities to develop and apply new media literacy in ways that are personally and academically meaningful to them.
Oct. 28, 2011
Chris Smith and Elizabeth Devaney examine how systems in Boston and Providence have studied such outcomes while engaging people in Minnesota who are thinking about these issues.
Oct. 7, 2011
Priscilla M. Little describes promising research-based practices in working with middle and high school youth in out-of-school time (OST) programs, examining what programs can do to support participation, engagement, and positive outcomes.
March 11, 2011
Angela J. Huebner, Ph.D. presents findings from several studies of both adolescents and parents about their experience of parental/spousal deployment since 9/11.
Feb. 23, 2011
Robert C. Granger, Ed.D. discusses what is known about these questions, drawing on research in K-12 education, mentoring, and after-school.
April 29, 2010
Robert Halpern, Ph.D. describes the pedagogical importance of apprenticeship ... a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions.
Dr. Lasse Siurala overviews the European Strategy for Youth 2010-2018 - Investing and Empowering.
Dr. Christine Greenhow focuses on emerging research that looks in-depth at youth activities, perceptions, and experiences in online social network sites and considers their implications for the field of youth development/youth education.
Dr. Nancy Deutsch focuses on research that looks in-depth at what happens inside after-school programs.
Constance Flanagan focuses on the role of youth engagement in nurturing social trust in younger generations and in fostering the future of democracy.
Wendy Wheeler highlights the practical elements and innovations that promote authentic youth engagement and collective leadership.
Theresa K. Sullivan presents a new framework to help decipher the many and varied definitions, goals and principals of "youth engagement" found in literature and among researchers and practitioners around the state.
Nicole LaVoi and Diane Wiese-Bjornstal discuss findings from the report Physical Activity and Sport in the Lives of Girls. Dr. Maureen Weiss offers insights from her research with the First Tee Project.
Yusuf Burgess addresses disparities and provides critical insights into the importance of reconnecting urban youth with our natural environment.
Karen Pittman speaks about coordination across systems, policies and programs - aligning ideas, resources and stakeholders on behalf of youth.
Dr. Bernadette Sanchez provides examples of how these factors may have different influences on outcomes for specific groups of youth.
Dr. Heather Weiss presents successful approaches to ensuring program quality frequently rely on strategically aligning unique features of respective programs and delivery systems to achieve quality results.