About the Podcast

Social-emotional skills, such as empathy, emotion management, and positive communication, are important inside and outside of classrooms. Their impact continues long after students leave school and enter society. A first-of-its-kind social-emotional learning (SEL) podcast, Grow Kinder® features conversations with thought leaders in education who explore how SEL can help us navigate society’s most pressing challenges and create a kinder, more compassionate world.

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Photo of Andrea Lovanhill Chief Executive Officer
Photo of Tia Kim, PhD Vice President of Education, Research, and Impact
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The Origins of SEL, Its Evolution, and Today’s Work in the Field with Dr. Maurice Elias post thumbnail

The Origins of SEL, Its Evolution, and Today’s Work in the Field with Dr. Maurice Elias

On this episode of Grow Kinder, host Andrea Lovanhill is joined by special guest host Joan Cole Duffell, our executive director at Committee for Children. Together they chat with Dr. Maurice Elias, professor of psychology at Rutgers University, about his work in social-emotional learning (SEL), which spans over four decades.Read More