The Emergence of Social Emotional Learning and 
the Implications for the Black child

by Lathardus Goggins II, Ed.D. on Scribd

Black Child Journal Originally published 1982. Relaunch Summer 2013.

The purpose of the Black Child Journal is to focus on issues that are critical to the development of the Black child. 


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The Essentials: [click on each for more information]

SEL WheelEquityCulturally Responsive TeachingCounter Narrative

Featured Books, Articles & Notes:

Education Reform Equity Restart COVID Response Authentic Education Education Racial Equity Cultural Competence Responsive Teaching

African-centered Rites of Pasage and Education Lathardus Goggins IIFoundations: African-centered Education Lathardus Goggins IICreating Successful Urban Schools Sandy WomackCultural Competency Lathardus Goggins IIDena Simmons Anti Racist

Education for Transformation: The Keys to Releasing the Genius of African American Students


From a Nation at Risk to a Nation at Hope. Recommendations from The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development.

SEL, Whole Child Education and Student Readiness: How do They Connect?

Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement: Using Causal Methods to Explore Classroom-Level Mechanisms

Teaching Adolescents to Become Learners The Role of Noncognitive Factors in Shaping School Performance

Foundations for Young Adult Success A Developmental Framework

Addressing the African American Achievement Gap: Three Leading Educators Issue a Call to Action

Additional Resources:

Featured Audio & Video:

Hey Black Child Podcast [click here]

James Baldwin's "A Talk To Teachers"

Delivered October 16, 1963, as “The Negro Child – His Self-Image”; originally published in The Saturday Review, December 21, 1963

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"There is no mystery ... first treat them like humans, and second love them."

Dr. Asa Hilliard III

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SEL, Identity, and Achievement (Oct. 2021) - Lathardus Goggins II, Ed.D.


Powerful Partnerships: Educational Success Through Family Engagement - Karen L. Mapp Ed.D.

Excerpts from Reclaiming the Black Male Image:
The intersection of Identity & Achievement (2015)

ACEs and Toxic Stress: Rewriting the Story for the Next Generation

We Want to Do More than Survive:
Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

Communal & Ancestral Knowledge for Our Black Children's Survival – 2020 Indiana Black Expo Education Conference

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

Building a Culture of Equity through SEL

ConnecTeach Racial Equity Conversations ...

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More Resources & Research:

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