Social emotional skills, non-cognitive skills and emotional contagion in distance learning

Today's digital contemporaneity requires more than ever the ability to relate and to socially connect, even and above all, at a distance, without however ever neglecting the emotional and empathic aspects that characterize, shape and found educational communication. This article discusses the theoretical possibility of providing to educators of today and of tomorrow with the abstract tools required to set up an educational relationality as an emotional contagion, shortly deepening its nature and effects from the point of view of social, developmental, intercultural, experimental, and relational pedagogy and psychology.