Promoting Social and Emotional Learning
Guidelines for EducatorsBook - 1997
The authors provide a straightforward, practical guide to establishing high-quality social and emotional education programs. Such programs will help students meet the many unparalleled demands they face today. The authors draw upon the most recent scientific studies, the best theories, site visits carried out around the country, and their own extensive experiences to describe approaches to social and emotional learning for all levels.
Framing the discussion are 39 guidelines, as well as many field-inspired examples for classrooms, schools, and districts. Chapters address how to develop, implement, and evaluate effective strategies. Appendixes include a curriculum scope for preschool through grade 12 and an extensive list of contacts that readers may pursue for firsthand knowledge about effective programs.