Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) focuses on developing important skills students need for academic success AND personal well-being. ACT defines social and emotional skills as “interpersonal, self-regulatory, and task-related behaviors important for adaptation to and successful performance in education and
In June, the Center, ACAC, and Mawi Learning partnered with seven equity- and college-access-focused organizations for a #COVIDEquityChat chat on Twitter that centered around resources, supports, and addressing the needs of underserved populations through the ongoing pandemic. Twitter chat participants said
Vice President Tina Gridiron will lead the Center’s strategic vision for education equity Iowa City – ACT announced today that Tina Gridiron will lead as Vice President of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning. Gridiron, who joined the Center in 2019,
Meet Dr. Nancy Lewin, Program Director of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning, Dr. Dana Murano, Research Scientist at The ACT Center for Social, Emotional and Academic Research, and Marci Price, Program Director of ACT Learning Division-SEL.
IOWA CITY, Iowa—When schools across the country suddenly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s teachers were left to determine—often with uncertain resources and supports—how to effectively teach students out of the classroom. ACT, Inc. and the American Federation of