Social intervention serves to enhance classroom climate and grades

New research from Stanford, reported on the APS website, looked at the spin-off effects of a short-term intervention – writing about social values – and the long-term impact on classroom climate, protection from negative stereotypes, and, ultimately, grades for students in multi-racial classrooms.  Interesting idea, and simple to implement!

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1 Response to “Social intervention serves to enhance classroom climate and grades”


  1. 1 Don Saklofske January 2, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    This is yet another evidence-based research program showing the effectiveness (and efficacy) of strength based programs incorporated into schools and communities. The SEL work but also studies by many Canadian psychologists has contributed to our capacity to facilitate positive growth, resiliency and well-being… see the 2013 special issue of the Canadian Journal of School Psychology on school-based mental health.


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