Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is the way the way through which individuals acquire skills, knowledge, and tools that help them to understand and manage emotions, show and feel empathy to others, establish positive relations with others, make decisions that are responsible and achieve positive goals in life. Through this skills and knowledge, most people will be proper positively in life through the education life skills that they acquire. 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 benefits that the social and emotional learning has in the life of the students are hence discussed in the text that follows.
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. Through the social and emotional learning, the students are also able to accept who they are this makes them concentrate more in class work which then translates to good results. This also occurs as a result of the children developing positive attitude towards the school because of the skills that they learn.
The social and emotional learning has the advantage of the better behavior for the individuals who have undergone through this curriculum. Proper anger management is one of the reasons why most of the individuals have poor behavior. When such people are unable to control their behaviors, they tend to be more destructive or bring out their behavior in the wrong way. The students who have been able to acquire the social and emotional learning have shown a great change in that they have been able to control their anger. The social and emotional learning has been of importance to the improvement of the behavior of the students as they will have few cases of substance abuse, aggression and will have good relationships with others.
The next advantage that the social and emotional learning has to the students is the improvement of the social life of the individuals. For people to co-exist peacefully in life, they should have the best social skills. People who have poor social skills often have trouble when dealing with others. With the social and emotional learning, the individuals have been able to have improvements in their classwork. This is due to the good relations that they develop with the students and the teachers in the school.