SUPPORTING EDUCATORS AND EDUCATION SYSTEMS IN EQUIPPING STUDENTS WITH THE MINDSETS, ESSENTIAL SKILLS, AND HABITS (MESH) THEY NEED TO SUCCEED IN COLLEGE, CAREER, AND LIFE.
Develop Proof Points
Translate MESH research into practice
Offer technical assistance to states and districts that want to prioritize MESH skills alongside academics
Share What We’re Learning
Develop and disseminate scalable tools to schools and districts
Share findings from MESH research and practice with educators at all levels
Build buy-in among education policymakers that MESH should be a priority alongside academics
Catalyze policies to support that shift
READY TO BE COUNTED
A wide array of high-quality research combines to show that intrapersonal and interpersonal non-cognitive skills, such as self-control and social competence, are well-established predictors of success in academics, career, and well-being. Given the importance of these outcomes and the strength of the existing research, it is time for these competencies to be incorporated effectively into educational policy and practice as complements to existing academic and cognitive goals in order to ensure schooling works to help all students flourish. Read the full paper here.
STUDENT SEL SURVEY
To Be Released in Early 2016
The CORE Districts and Transforming Education are pleased to announce plans to share an important new resource for those who are committed to assessing social-emotional skills systematically using common measures that are valid, reliable, and scalable. Read the full announcement here.
RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS
Our professional development toolkits include student interviews, videos, and handouts that introduce each competency, share research on why it matters, and provide practical classroom strategies teachers can implement immediately. Visit our Resources page for more information.