ERIC Number: ED472916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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EQ + IQ = Best Leadership Practices for Caring and Successful Schools.
Elias, Maurice J., Ed.; Arnold, Harriett, Ed.; Hussey, Cynthia Steiger, Ed.
Combining emotional intelligence (EQ) with academic intelligence (IQ) is the essential key to developing knowledgeable, caring, healthy, and successful students in today's troubled world. Educational leaders offer their best ideas in this book for building safe, smart, caring, successful, and emotionally intelligent school communities in 15 chapters: (1) "Transforming the Lives of Children" (James P. Comer); (2) "Educational Leadership for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning" (Mary Utne O'Brien, Roger P. Weissberg, and Timothy P. Shriver); (3) "Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement" (Marcia Knoll and Janet Patti); (4) "Lesson for Life: How Smart Schools Boost Academic, Social, and Emotional Intelligence" (Alan M. Blankstein); (5) "How New Knowledge About the Brain Applies to Social and Emotional Learning" (Ronald S. Brandt); (6) "Waging Peace in Our Schools: The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program" (Linda Lantieri); (7) "Building Capacity from Within: Changing the Adult Working Environment in Our Schools" (Sharon Rose Powell and Margo R. Ross); (8) "Building Community in School: The Child Development Project" (Catherine Lewis, Marilyn Watson, and Eric Schaps); (9) "Educating for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development: The Comer School Development Program" (Norris M. Haynes); (10) "The Children's Institute Model for Building the Social-Emotional Skills of Students in Special Education: A Schoolwide Approach" (Mindy Cohen, Bruce Ettinger, and Therese O'Donnell); (11) "Social-Emotional Learning at North Country School: Resourcefulness, Ruggedness, and Resilience" (Frank Wallace); (12) "Promoting Students' Social-Emotional and Intellectual Well-Being and the School as an Ecosystem: From Program to Way of Life" (Chana Shadmi and Bilha Noy); (13) "A Vision of Schools with Heart and Spirit: Connecting to Others" (Maurice J. Elias, Harriett Arnold, and Cynthia Steiger Hussey); (14) "Institutionalizing Programming for Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons and Illustrations from the Field" (Linda Bruene Butler, Jeffrey S. Kress, and Jacqueline A. Norris); and (15) "Implementing a Social-Emotional Learning Program: Stories from Schools" (Carol Apacki). The book concludes with a series of assessment tools for applying social-emotional learning and emotional intelligence to oneself and one's students, and a list of resources for building learning communities through social-emotional learning and emotional intelligence. (RT)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development, Emotional Intelligence, Intellectual Development, Leadership, School Administration, Social Development
Corwin Press Inc. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (paperback: ISBN-0-7619-4521-0, $29.95; hardcover: ISBN-0-7619-4520-2, $74.95). Tel: 805-499-9774; Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free); Fax: 805-499-0871; Fax: 800-583-2665 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com.
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