NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED517931
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 232
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-8113-2
ISSN: N/A
Making Friends, PreK-3: A Social Skills Program for Inclusive Settings. Second Edition
Ross, Ruth Herron; Roberts-Pacchione, Beth
Corwin
Research shows that a child's social and behavioral skills affect the development of cognitive and physical abilities. Set students on a path to success and have fun doing it with this activity-packed second edition of "Wanna Play". The authors provide hundreds of activities that help children learn how to behave appropriately and make friends. Included are tools for teaching emotion regulation, team playing, and body safety to all children, making this resource ideal for use in inclusive settings. New features include: (1) A social interaction checklist for identifying learners' strengths and weaknesses; (2) Teacher-friendly activities that can be used in small groups or with the whole class; and (3) A chapter on teaching emotions and communication skills. Students with social challenges benefit from direct instruction, and early intervention helps prevent behavior problems and pave the way to academic success. This hands-on guidebook gives teachers, counselors, behavior therapists, and caregivers a wealth of easily implemented and fun-filled ways to enhance children's skills in all areas of social interaction.
Corwin, A SAGE Publications Company. 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320. Tel: 800-818-7243; Tel: 805-499-9774; Fax: 800-583-2665; e-mail: order@sagepub.com; Web site: http://www.corwinpress.com
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Grade 1; Grade 2; Grade 3; Kindergarten; Preschool Education
Audience: Support Staff; Counselors; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A