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Jul 15, 2015 Social-Emotional Learning: Success Through Character

This blog post summarizes the discussion surrounding Social-Emotional learning, how we measure it, why it’s important and how it impacts other aspects of the student experience. We are looking to initiate a constructive dialog by contributing our methods of measurement and evaluation to the conversation in order to develop more effective research strategies. Social-Emotional learning (SEL) is broadly defined as the process in which students acquire knowledge and skills that help them positively manage their emotions and navigate difficult social situations. Educators and researchers are giving social-emotional learning more and more significance as a factor of influence on the holistic...

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Dec 01, 2014 EduMetrics Awarded $250,000 from the John Templeton Foundation

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a grant from the John Templeton Foundation in response to their funding competition entitled, "New Assessments and Measures of Virtue." We are honored to gain recognition from such a renowned organization that has consistently funded innovative projects to answer life's Big Questions. EduMetrics has been selected from a pool of over 100 highly competitive proposals, nine of which were selected to receive funding. The $250,000 grant funds a 12-month longitudinal study of 500 middle school students at five schools throughout New England. The main approach will be to send a small...

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