Linda K. Elksnin and Nick Elksnin
Teaching SocialEmotional Skills at School and Home is designed to provide teachers and parents with strategies for teaching children and youth to become socially and emotionally competent.
This book is research-based yet practical and easy to read. The authors examine all aspects of socialemotional learning, including emotional literacy, social problem solving, and the social skills essential for making friends and succeeding in schoolmaking this text the most comprehensive available.
Readers will learn how to teach socialemotional skills at the individual, classroom, schoolwide, and districtwide levels by integrating instruction within the academic curriculum and how to make socialemotional learning part of school and family life.
- Includes assessment approaches to identify children who need socialemotional skills instruction
- Contains practical activities to help children of all ages understand and regulate emotions, make and keep friends, solve social problems, and succeed in school
- Addresses the importance of socialemotional skills for gaining and maintaining employment
- Incorporates real-life vignettes that connect theory and practice
- Provides numerous useful forms, checklists, and planning sheets
- The Importance of SocialEmotional Competence
- Identifying Children and Youth Who Need SocialEmotional Skills Instruction
- Teaching Children and Youth to Understand and Regulate Emotions
- Teaching Children and Youth SocialEmotional Problem-Solving Strategies
- Teaching Children and Youth Peer-Pleasing SocialEmotional Skills
- Teaching Children and Youth Teacher-Pleasing SocialEmotional Skills
- Teaching Occupational SocialEmotional Skills
- Parents as Teachers
- Getting Children and Youth to Use SocialEmotional Skills
- Appendix A: Books for Parents, Children & Youth, and Teachers & Administrators
- Appendix B: Children’s Books Chosen by Children