Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Adult Social & Emotional Learning: Establishing Campus Cultures of Well-Being
Dr. Terry A Silver

Safe and comfortable classroom environment and positive teacher-student relationships encourage academic learning and social emotional learning (SEL). In addition, after incorporating SEL into classrooms and schools, teachers' social-emotional abilities and health status significantly affect learning conditions. Research has been consistent in showcasing the benefits to students, teachers, and schools in which SEL is prioritized. Specific practices facilitated by the teacher in the classroom provide smoother transitions and secure, predictable classrooms. These practices can jointly lay a solid foundation of safety, consistency and joy in classrooms.

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