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Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School-Time: Foundations and Futures
Current issues in out-of-school time; Variation: Current issues in out-of-school time.
Format: Book
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Place of Publication: Charlotte, NC
Source ID: shanti-sources-89056
Abstract: "This volume focuses on social and emotional learning (SEL) from a variety of perspectives. The goal of the volume is to offer a clear framing of SEL in relation to other related OST concepts and initiatives. SEL has gained popularity as a concept in recent years and there remains confusion as well as great interest in the meaning and implementation of SEL in out-of-school-time (OST). Policymakers, researchers, and practitioners are pursuing work related to SEL in OST and this volume offes an opportunity to share that work by: - Defining and explaining SEL in a variety of out of school contexts and highlighting opportunities for integration and alignment with other fields (e.g., formal education) - Clarifying the language and framework confusion and honoring the field's foundation in thinking about social and emotional development through high quality youth development practice - Sharing information about current trends and new developments and how that work is shaping the field across the developmental continuum - Making the research to practice connection by including in each chapter foundational research on the topic, evidence of effective efforts, and practical implications - Offering recommendations for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers related to SEL in OST settings"--