Prof. Rimm-Kaufman Discusses How Social, Emotional Skills Lead to Academic Gains

Published on 03/06/14, in News » Media » Videos

Classroom programs designed to improve elementary school students’ social and emotional skills can also increase reading and math achievement, even if academic improvement is not a direct goal of the skill-building, according to a University of Virginia-led study to be published this month in American Educational Research Journal. The benefit holds true for students across a range of socio-economic backgrounds.

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