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ERIC Number: ED458945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 216
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ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-3838-7
Educating Minds and Hearts: Social Emotional Learning and the Passage into Adolescence. Series on Social Emotional Learning.
Cohen, Jonathan, Ed.
Based on the view that social and emotional learning (SEL) needs to be an integral part of middle school education, this book provides an overview to social and emotional learning and the development of middle school students, presents a representative range of SEL programs and perspectives, and offers reflections on the current status of SEL and possible directions to take in creating and improving programs and perspectives. The chapters are: (1) "Social and Emotional Learning Past and Present: A Psychoeducational Dialogue" (Jonathan Cohen); (2) "The Meaning of Development in Middle School" (William Solodow); (3) "Why SEL Is the Better Way: The New Haven Social Development Program" (Timothy P. Shriver, Mary Schwab-Stone, and Karol DeFalco); (4) "Creating a Positive School Climate: Strategies for Fostering Self-Esteem, Motivation, and Resilience" (Robert B. Brooks); (5) "Social Decision Making and Problem Solving: Essential Skills for Interpersonal and Academic Success" (Maurice Elias and Linda Bruene Butler); (6) "The Development of Responsibility in Early Adolescence: Approaches to Social and Emotional Learning in the Middle School" (Ruth Charney, Linda Crawford, and Chip Wood); (7) "Social and Emotional Learning: A Psychoanalytically Informed Perspective" (Steven Marans and Jonathan Cohen); (8) "Waging Peace in Our Schools: Social and Emotional Learning through Conflict Resolution" (Janet Patti and Linda Lantieri); (9) "Social, Emotional, and Political Learning" (Peggy McIntosh and Emily Style); (10) "The Cognitive, Emotional, and Behavioral (CEB) Framework for Promoting Acceptance of Diversity" (Norris M. Haynes and Steven Marans); (11) "Successful Implementation of SEL Programs: Lessons from the Thinking Skills Movement" (Ronald S. Brandt); and (12) "Learning about Social and Emotional Learning: Current Themes and Future Directions" (Jonathan Cohen). Each chapter contains references. (KB)
Teachers College Press, P.O. Box 20, Williston, VT 05495-0020 (paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3838-7, $21.95; hardback: ISBN-0-8077-3839-5, $45). Tel: 800-575-6566 (Toll Free); Fax: 802-864-7626; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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