5 Ways to Support Social-Emotional Learning in the 21st Century Classroom

Editor's Note: A new meta-analysis of social-emotional learning (SEL) in the journal "Child Development", shows many positive benefits of including SEL in the classroom. Heather Ridge, dean of students at Boulder Universal school in Boulder, Colorado, shares ways to support SEL in your school. Read more. by guest blogger Heather Ridge

What is Critical Thinking? Why Does it Matter?

By Breanne Harris Critical thinking is regarded as a key competency for all staff, with particular relevance to graduates and managers. In fact, the Department of Labor identified critical thinking as the raw material that underlies fundamental workplace competencies, such as problem solving, decision making, planning, and risk management. With globalization and the increased speed of business, employees at … Continue reading What is Critical Thinking? Why Does it Matter?