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Social-Emotional Skills Necessary in Workplace

Rand Swenson

San Francisco Examiner

Jul 10, 2017

"Preschool programs provide early math and literacy lessons to prepare students for the serious learning that takes place in kindergarten and beyond. But they also go a step further and help children acclimate to the routines and rules of the classroom: raising your hand, lining up for snack or recess, listening to teachers — these are all learned behaviors. Exposing children early to societal norms such as these will go a long way toward producing productive members of the workforce who have strong social emotional skills."