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The author offers jargon-free language, sidebar notes, and handy chapter summaries to help teachers foster the development of emotional literacy. Hands-on classroom examples and strategies support the ideas, and templates illustrate application of the techniques in specific settings. Hints and tips from the field are interwoven in the text.
This book is an excellent introduction to emotional literacy for teachers, principals, and staff developers, as well as teacher preparation faculty.
"Emotional Literacy offers a concise and practical application of the social skills needed to be a productive, fulfilled member of society. This must-read is for everyone concerned about the development of the whole child."
|About the Author|
|1||Emotional Literacy: Foundations and Background||1|
|2||Defining Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Literacy||10|
|3||Understanding the Triune Brain||18|
|4||Managing Emotions: Self-Awareness and Anchoring||28|
|5||Communicating Through Reframing and Positive Intentionality||42|
|6||Reflective Listening and Overcoming Reactive Responses||55|
|7||Nonverbal Cues: The Dance of Silent Communication||74|
|8||Maintaining Important Relationships: Assertion and Apology||86|
|9||Learning From Experience: Self-Coaching||104|
|10||The Power of Vision: Identifying Outcomes||115|
|11||Attribution Theory: Foundations of Self-Esteem||131|
|12||Effects of Emotional Literacy||139|
|13||Some Final Thoughts||142|
|Resource A||Brain Structure and Emotion||145|
|Resource B: Recommended Reading||149|