ERIC Number: ED443800
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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How To Promote Children's Social and Emotional Competence.
This book includes practical scripts, games, activities, pictures, and circle time role plays and plans that teachers can use with children age 4-8 years to promote their social and emotional competence. Activities are based on the empirically validated Dinosaur Social Skills, Problem-solving and Anger Management Curriculum. The book features an emphasis on managing hyperactive, inattentive, and aggressive students. It suggests ways that teachers can collaborate with parents in addressing their students' educational and emotional needs. The 11 chapters are: (1) "Working with Parents"; (2) "Building Positive Relationships with Students"; (3) "The Proactive Teacher"; (4) "Promoting Positive Behavior: Attention, Encouragement and Praise"; (5) "Using Incentives To Motivate Students"; (6) "Managing Misbehavior: Ignoring and Redirecting"; (7) "Managing Misbehavior: Natural and Logical Consequences"; (8) "Managing Misbehavior: Time Out"; (9) "Teaching Students To Problem-Solve"; (10) "Peer Problems and Friendship Skills"; and (11) "Helping Students Learn To Handle Their Emotions." (SM)
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Emotional Development, Friendship, Hyperactivity, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Peer Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Problem Solving, Social Behavior, Student Behavior, Student Motivation, Teacher Student Relationship
Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-6501-7, $21.95; hardcover: ISBN-0-7619-6500-9, $74). Tel: 805-499-0721.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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