Curriculum Strategies: Social Skills Intervention for Young African-American Males / Edition 1

Curriculum Strategies: Social Skills Intervention for Young African-American Males / Edition 1

by George R. Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275952002

ISBN-13: 9780275952006

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

Teachers, parents, and community leaders need effective strategies for dealing with inappropriate behaviors of all children. The factors behind inappropriate behavior (inadequate and early environmental influences, home environment, behavior styles, cultural styles, and learning styles) are compounded for young African-American males due to the organizational

Overview

Teachers, parents, and community leaders need effective strategies for dealing with inappropriate behaviors of all children. The factors behind inappropriate behavior (inadequate and early environmental influences, home environment, behavior styles, cultural styles, and learning styles) are compounded for young African-American males due to the organizational structure of the public schools. In order to meet the challenge, the schools must adapt new and creative ways for teaching social skills to this population. This book presents that social skills curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275952006
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.39(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1320L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Social Learning Theories: An Overview

Behavioral Styles of Young African-American Males

Practical Application of Social Learning Theories to Educating Young African American Males

Direct Intervention Techniques for Teaching Social Skills

Parental Roles in Social Skills Development

Overview: Evaluating Social Skills of Young African American Males

Social/Interpersonal Skills Curriculum for Young African American Males

Appendix A: Instructional and Intervention Strategies for Instructing Young African-American Males

Appendix B: Social Skills to be Taught

Appendix C: Observation Checklist

Appendix D: Cooperative Learning Strategies

Appendix E: Sample Evaluation Sheet

Appendix F: Selected Resources

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

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