Benefits of Social and Emotional Groups

Research shows that SEL can have a positive impact on school climate and promote a host of academic, social, and emotional benefits for students. (Source: Outcomes)

– University of Chicago Article

Based on patterns of child development and on prevention research, a new generation of social and emotional development programs is being used in thousands of schools. (Source: Book – Promoting Social and Emotional Learning, Chapter 1)

Benefits of Service-Learning

The benefits of service learning include enriching the learning experience with hands-on activity; reflection time for personal growth; empowering the individual with knowledge and awareness; and inspiring individuals to take collective action on real world issues.

– University of Minnesota Article

Students that are engaged in service learning show an increase in community involvement, understanding of local issues, student achievement, and reduction in at-risk behaviors. (Source: NCES [September 1999]. Statistics in Brief, “Service-Learning and Community Service in K-12 Public Schools”: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.)

– Colorado State University Article

Studies on Teens and Social Media / Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying Statistics 

Impact of Social Media on Families