Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is a discipline that deals with the equipping of tools, knowledge, and skills that are important to an individual in attaining a good social relationship with others, manage their emotions, feel and show empathy to others and have set goals which are positive in life. The social and emotional learning is also important to the individuals as it ensures that they get important education life skills. Children especially who attend schools have shown great improvement in different aspects through the social and emotional learning skills that they acquire through undergoing the social-emotional learning curriculum. The importance of social-emotional learning is therefore discussed in the paragraphs below.
One of the important benefits that the students receive from the v is that they will be able to show great improvements in their academic work. Academic success is associated with discipline and when the students are able to acquire discipline, they tend to improve greatly in the class. Most students fail due to lack of self-realization and through the social and emotional learning, many of them have shown great improvements in their class work which then has been of importance in ensuring that they appreciate themselves more and therefore concentrate more in their academics. This also occurs as a result of the children developing positive attitude towards the school because of the skills that they learn.
It has been of importance to the students to undergo through the social and emotional learning curriculum because this has been key in improving their behavior. A bad or negative behavior is developed as a result of the inability of the individual to control their anger. Because of the anger, they will then bring it out in a destructive manner or in an appropriate behavior. Anger management is a taught in the social and emotional learning curriculum which ensures that the individuals can control their anger. They have also been involved in few cases of substance abuse, aggression and are able to develop better relations with the others in the schools.
Through social and emotional learning, there has been the advantage of the improved social behavior of the students. For people to co-exist peacefully in life, they should have the best social skills. If one has a poor social behavior, it will be difficult for them to live in peace with others. Through the social and emotional learning, the individuals have shown to improve greatly in schools. The relationships that the students develop with the teachers and the other students have played a great role in the improvement of the social life.