Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

SEL Leaders in the field

6 1642 Views
Who do you consider to be a leader in SEL? Daniel Goleman's Emotional Intelligence provided me with my introduction to what is now referred to as SEL. His work in Social Intelligence, highlighting the fact that emotions are contagious, is less recognized but equally as important. I also frequently refer to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's 1948 essay The Purpose of Education. As evidenced by the following quote, MLK knew SEL: “We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education. The complete education gives one not only power of concentration, but worthy objectives upon which to concentrate”. http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/special/mlk/king/education.html

Comments (6)Sign in or register to postSubscribe to comments via RSS

Sign in and Join the Discussion! Not a member? Register to join the discussion.