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Shelter Island, NY: Social-emotional learning is part of the curriculum in local school

Jan 29, 2018, Shelter Island (NY) Reporter: Beyond the 3 Rs — School focusing on social and emotional learning http://shelterislandreporter.timesreview.com/2018/01/29/beyond-3-rs-school-focusing-social-emotional-learning/ Reading, writing, arithmetic. They’re all still essential to a well-rounded education. But at Shelter Island School, there’s also an emphasis on what’s being termed “social and emotional learning” that’s part of classroom subjects. … A mindfulness program teaching people to focus on the present without judgments is also a part of the school’s focus as well as focus for the town through its Senior Center and Recreation programs.