What Are Behavioral Skills?
Behavioral or social skills are the combination of one's ability to understand and manage his/her emotional state. This also includes a person's ability to understand and respond to other people.
What Is The Research Saying?
According to recent research cited on Scholastic.com, “…an astonishing 62% of teachers who have been teaching in the same school for five or more years reported an increase in behaviors that interfere with teaching and learning.”
In addition, “…64% of teachers say that they need more professional development and training to meet the needs of students with behavioral issues, while 72% stated a need for more tangible school resources.”