Studies show that implementing SEL practices improves students’ academic performance and SEL skills by providing an environment to process emotions and build resilience. Through SEL, students learn strategies that help develop skills to deal with emotional obstacles. The art room is an ideal place to learn and practice these strategies that not only enhance a traditional visual art curriculum but carry into cross-curricular connections, service-learning projects, and beyond the classroom walls.
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Tune in as host Jonathan Juravich talks to educators and experts about how we can help ourselves and our students understand thoughts, feelings, emotions, and behaviors and why that understanding is crucial right now.
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