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Classroom focus on social, emotional skills can lead to academic gains, study shows

March 7, 2014

Classroom focus on social, emotional skills can lead to academic gains, study shows

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 skills building, according to a study. The benefit holds true for students across a range of socio-economic backgrounds.

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/mind_brain/~3/OpkOeZjXP6c/140306095522.htm

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