Online SEL – A Good Idea?

It seems like more and more education is going online. Certainly, the pandemic launched this trend in 2020 by necessity. I am a strong supporter of using technology to facilitate learning when it is appropriate and when it is safe. As a social-emotional learning (SEL) program developer, I am concerned about SEL programs being delivered to our youth online. Here are the arguments I hear:

Isn’t online isolation part of the socialization problem?