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Social and Emotional Learning

Emotion in Education: An Interview with Maurice Elias

The director of Rutgers University's Social and Emotional Learning Lab talks about why SEL should be an integral part of academic life.

    Maurice Elias is a psychology professor at Rutgers University and director of the Rutgers Social-Emotional Learning Lab and the Developing Safe and Civil Schools Initiative. He is a regular blogger on Edutopia.

    This interview was recorded on December 10, 2007, at the CASEL Forum, an event in New York City that brought together seventy-five global leaders in education and related fields to raise awareness about social and emotional learning (SEL) and introduce important scientific findings related to SEL.