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Eq + Iq = Best Leadership Practices For Caring And Successful Schools / Edition 1

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Overview

In this dynamic book, today’s educational leaders offer their best ideas for building school communities that are safe, smart, caring, successful, and emotionally intelligent.
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Editorial Reviews

James P. Comer

"Schools cannot teach character . . . Schools have to create an environment that models and promotes character development, and then they have to allow the children to ‘catch’ character from the behavior of the adults and students around them."

The Times Educational Supplement

"There's enormous interest in emotional intelligence and brain-friendly learning, and this book is an excellent contribution to the debate."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761945215
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 11/20/2002
  • Series: 1-Off Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Harriet Brown Arnold is a veteran educator who has served as elementary school teacher, middle school administrator, elementary school principal, director of personnel and staff development, and international consultant to schools. A graduate of San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Social Welfare, she received her Masters in Education at California State University, San Jose and her Doctorate with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of San Francisco. Her professional development projects have included training for the Ministry of Education in the Bahamas and coordinating the Sequoia Beginning Teacher Program.

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Table of Contents

Preface
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Part I: Why Schools Must Address EQ and IQ to Be Successful
Introduction: EQ, IQ, and Effective Learning and Citizenship - Maurice Elias, Harriet Arnold, Cynthia Steiger Hussey
1. Transforming the Lives of Children - James P. Comer
2. Educational Leadership for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning - Mary Utne O'Brien, Roger P. Weissberg, Timothy P. Shriver
3. Social-Emotional Learning and Academic Achievement - Marcia Knoll and Janet Patti
4. Lessons for Life: How Smart Schools Boost Academic, Social, and Emotional Intelligence - Alan M. Blankstein
5. How New Knowledge About the Brain Applies to Social and Emotional Learning - Ronald S. Brandt
Part II: Creating Learning Communities by Enhancing Schools' SEL/EQ: Examples From Practice
Introduction: If They Can Do It, Why Can't You? - Maurice Elias, Harriett Arnold, Cynthia Steiger Hussey
6. Waging Peace in Our Schools: The Resolving Conflict Creatively Program - Linda Lantieri
7. Building Capacity From Within: Changing the Adult Working Environment in Our Schools - Sharon Rose Powell, Margo Ross
8. Building Community In School: The Child Development Project - Catherine Lewis, Marilyn Watson, Eric Schaps
9. Educating for Social, Emotional, and Academic Development: The Comer School Development Program - Norris M. Haynes
10.The Children's Institute Model for Building the Social-Emotional Skills of Students in Special Education: A Schoolwide Approach - Mindy Cohen, Bruce Ettinger, Terry O'Donnell
11. Social-Emotional Learning at North Country School: Resourcefulness, Ruggedness, and Resilience - Frank Wallace
12. Promoting Students' Social-Emotional and Intellectual Well-Being and the School as an Ecosystem: From Program to Way of Life - Chana Shadmi and Bilha Noy
Part III: Making It Happen In Your School: Implementation Guidelines
Introduction: Learning From Others, Connecting to Others - Maurice Elias, Harriett Arnold, Cynthia Steiger Hussy
13. A Vision of Schools With Heart and Spirit: How to Get There - Linda Lantieri
14. Institutionalizing Programming for Social-Emotional Learning: Lessons and Illustrations From the Field - Linda Bruene Butler, Jeffrey S. Kress, Jacqueline A. Norris
15. Implementing a Social-Emotional Learning Program: Stories From Schools - Carol Apacki
Resource A: Assessment Tools for Applying Social-Emotional Learning and Emotional Intelligence to Oneself and One's Students
Resource B: Resources for Building Learning Communities Through Social-Emotional Learning and Emotional Intelligence
Index
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