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ERIC Number: ED512318
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 192
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6062-3550-8
Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Promoting Mental Health and Academic Success
Merrell, Kenneth W.; Gueldner, Barbara A.
Guilford Publications
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: (1) Choose the right SEL program for a particular school; (2) Teach SEL concepts to students, teachers, and administrators; (3) Weave SEL into the classroom curriculum to boost academic success; (4) Adapt interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse students and those with special needs; and Monitor outcomes and maximize the quality of interventions. Contents include: (1) Social and Emotional Learning: What It Is, and What It Can Do for Your Students; (2) Social and Emotional Learning Curricula: A Review of Selected Programs; (3) The Essentials of Using Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom; (4) Using Social and Emotional Learning to Foster Academic Learning; (5) One Size Does Not Fit All: Adapting Social and Emotional Learning for Use in Our Multicultural World, with Sara Castro-Olivo; (6) When Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom Is Not Enough: Linking Students to Mental Health Services; (7) Assessment and Evaluation Strategies in Social and Emotional Learning; and (8) Using Social and Emotional Learning within School Systems: Organizational Dynamics and Strategic Planning.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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