Everyday SEL in High School

Author: Carla Tantillo Philibert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315460998
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), mindfulness, movement, and team-building to help your students grow into contributing and compassionate citizens of the world. You’ll find out how to lead students through meditation activities, simple yoga poses, breathing techniques, and other practical methods to help you proactively manage your classroom by meeting your students’ SEL needs. Topics include: Empowering your students to understand their emotions, improve their focus, manage stress, and regulate their behavior Introducing your students to the concept of mindfulness and how it fits within the SEL framework Crafting an emotionally, physically, and mentally safe classroom climate and culture Engaging your students in activities to strengthen peer-to-peer communication, community-building, and leadership skills Providing your students the safe space to test their SEL skills through experiential learning, team work, and class discussions Honing your own SEL competency through professional development so both you and your students can get the most out of your school’s SEL experience This book also offers a set of Professional Development Facilitator’s Guides to help you and your colleagues master the core competencies of SEL and implement them effectively across your school or district. The appendix provides additional strategies for teaching personal space, Safe Touch, and making mindful accommodations for students who have experienced trauma.

Everyday SEL in Early Childhood

Author: Carla Tantillo Philibert
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131546103X
Format: PDF, Docs
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With this new book from educational consultant Carla Tantillo Philibert, you’ll gain practical strategies for teaching Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), mindfulness, movement, and team-building to help your students grow into contributing and compassionate citizens of the world. You’ll find out how to lead students through meditation activities, simple yoga poses, breathing techniques, and other practical methods to help you proactively manage your classroom by meeting your students’ SEL needs. Topics include: • Empowering your students to understand their emotions, improve their focus, manage stress, and regulate their behavior • Introducing your students to the concept of mindfulness and how it fits within the SEL framework • Crafting an emotionally, physically, and mentally safe classroom climate and culture • Engaging your students in activities to strengthen peer-to-peer communication, community-building, and leadership skills • Providing your students the safe space to test their SEL skills through experiential learning, team work, and class discussions • Honing your own SEL competency through professional development so both you and your students can get the most out of your school’s SEL experience This book also offers a set of Professional Development Facilitator’s Guides to help you and your colleagues master the core competencies of SEL and implement them effectively across your school or district. The appendix provides additional strategies for teaching personal space, Safe Touch, and making mindful accommodations for students who have experienced trauma.

Educating Minds and Hearts

Author: Jonathan Cohen
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807738382
Format: PDF, ePub
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Social and emotional learning needs to be an integral part of children’s education in conjunction with linguistic, mathematical, aesthetic, kinesthetic, and ethical learning. In this innovative volume, leading national experts describe the range of programs and perspectives that teachers, counsellors, and administrators can use to promote social-emotional education in today’s middle schools. This book will also serve as a useful guide for educators providing concrete strategies, curricular-based programs, and perspectives that can be integrated into school life, inside and outside the classroom. Chapters focus on the importance of comprehensive and integrative programs as well as conflict resolution, self-esteem, and appropriate behaviour in the classroom–including how educators, themselves, can develop in these areas.

Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom

Author: Kenneth W. Merrell
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606235516
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This highly engaging, eminently practical book provides essential resources for implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) in any K–12 setting. Numerous vivid examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of this increasingly influential approach to supporting students' mental health, behavior, and academic performance. Helpful reproducibles are included. The authors offer clear-cut guidance on how to: *Choose the right SEL program for a particular school. *Teach SEL concepts to students, teachers, and administrators. *Weave SEL into the classroom curriculum to boost academic success. *Adapt interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students and those with special needs. *Monitor outcomes and maximize the quality of interventions. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

The Flexible SEL Classroom

Author: Amber Chandler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351714090
Format: PDF, Docs
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Help middle school students tackle daily challenges both in and out of the classroom. In this new co-publication from Eye On Education and AMLE, author Amber Chandler offers practical strategies for incorporating social emotional learning into your instruction so students can learn to successfully manage their emotions, set goals, build relationships, and make good decisions. Grounded in classroom experience, her advice can be adapted to suit different needs, so you can create a Flexible Classroom and reach all learners. Topics include: Encouraging academic risk-taking without causing stress or fear of failure; Helping students to self-manage through technology and other tools; Teaching self-awareness through solution statements, metacognition, and effective communication; Modeling responsible decision-making and empathy to create a more tolerant classroom environment; Building relationship skills and encouraging students to be Upstanders; and Emboldening students to become more socially aware and cognizant of bias. Bonus: Downloadable versions of some of the handouts in this book are available on the Routledge website at www.routledge.com/9781138302563, so you can print and distribute them for immediate classroom use.

Integrating SEL into Your Curriculum

Author: John Dacey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351803751
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In this helpful new book, John Dacey, Gian Criscitiello, and Maureen Devlin show you how to seamlessly infuse social and emotional learning into your curriculum. With the growing emphasis on student assessment and learning outcomes, many teachers find they lack the time and the encouragement to begin implementing SEL techniques into their instruction. This book offers a solution in the form of practical lesson plans for grades 3–5 in ELA, math, social studies, and science—all of which can be implemented without tedious preparation and all of which are designed to boost creativity, cooperation, concentration, and critical thinking. Your students will learn how to... Evaluate the costs and benefits of their decision-making; Connect daily choices to an overarching sense of purpose; Judge independently and pursue self-awareness; Assess, harness, and transform emotions as a strategic resource; Gain energy from personal values and commitments; and Practice mindfulness and think positively. Each chapter contains a number of reproducible tools that can be photocopied from the book or downloaded as eResources from the book product page at www.routledge.com/9781138632066.

Building Academic Success on Social and Emotional Learning

Author: Joseph E. Zins
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 9780807744390
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In this groundbreaking book, nationally recognized leaders in education and psychology examine the relationships between social-emotional education and school success—specifically focusing on interventions that enhance student learning. Offering scientific evidence and practical examples, this volume points out the many benefits of social emotional learning programs, including: building skills linked to cognitive development, encouraging student focus and motivation, improving relationships between students and teachers, creating school-family partnerships to help students achieve, and increasing student confidence and success.

Handbook of Social and Emotional Learning

Author: Joseph A. Durlak
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462527914
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The burgeoning multidisciplinary field of social and emotional learning (SEL) now has a comprehensive and definitive handbook covering all aspects of research, practice, and policy. The prominent editors and contributors describe state-of-the-art intervention and prevention programs designed to build students' skills for managing emotions, showing concern for others, making responsible decisions, and forming positive relationships. Conceptual and scientific underpinnings of SEL are explored and its relationship to children's and adolescents' academic success and mental health examined. Issues in implementing and assessing SEL programs in diverse educational settings are analyzed in depth, including the roles of school- and district-level leadership, teacher training, and school-family partnerships.

Social and Emotional Learning in Action

Author: Tara Flippo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475820836
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Social and Emotional Learning in Action(SELA) is an easy to use sourcebook facilitated by teaching and/or counseling practitioners primarily in school settings. The pedagogical basis for these lessons are shaped around the research findings of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), indicating that the inclusion of social and emotional development programs positively affect academic achievement. CASEL has identified five interrelated cognitive, affective, and behavioral competencies: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision making. SELA will be address all five. SELA will provide a developmentally sequenced year-long/ modular flow or stand-alone lessons that integrate the benefits of experiential and social emotional learning (SEL) into the classroom. Each lesson (36 total) will offer step-by-step instructions along with a materials list.

Effective Interventions for Social Emotional Learning

Author: Frank M. Gresham
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462531997
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book reviews evidence-based, multi-tiered practices for promoting social-emotional learning (SEL) with typically developing students as well as those with special needs. Leading authority Frank M. Gresham, codeveloper of the Social Skills Improvement System--Rating Scales, describes how to systematically assess K-12 students' social skills and plan and implement universal, selected, and intensive interventions. His approach is grounded in cutting-edge research on social-emotional competencies and their role in adjustment and academic achievement. Emphasizing what works, the book showcases programs and strategies that are sequenced, active, focused, and explicit. Detailed case examples and lesson plans illustrate different levels and types of SEL intervention. Reproducible assessment tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.