The city launched its social emotional learning curriculum two years ago, and the effort to help students cope with their feelings is set to play a big role in the next school year.
In fact, in one classroom on Staten Island, it's already making a big difference.
“We're going to pass the clap to just get us all focused, so that we know that we are ready to start our circle,” Nadine Thompson tells her class.
The students toss a beach ball around to determine who speaks next. Photo by Spectrum News.
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