Student Well-Being Video

How Social-Emotional Learning Can Foster Student Growth

By Kaylee Domzalski — July 22, 2022 3:34
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Social-emotional learning specialist Sydney Mitchell’s goal is to foster positive relationships between students and teachers, and in turn, change how students see themselves as learners. She works to mitigate the effects of traumatic experiences and create safe learning environments for students to grow. Mitchell’s work at the Carole Robertson Center for Learning in Chicago is part of the center’s goal to integrate SEL into teaching and learning in ways both big and small.

Kaylee Domzalski is a video producer for Education Week, telling meaningful stories that impact the field.

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Coverage of whole-child approaches to learning is supported in part by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, at www.chanzuckerberg.com. Education Week retains sole editorial control over the content of this coverage.

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