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Safe Places to Learn: 21 Lessons to Help Students Promote a Caring School Climate [NOOK Book]

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The 21 lessons in this resource for teachers and counselors help make school a place where all students feel supported and accepted so they can focus on classes, friendship, and fun activities. Over the course of the lessons, the leader introduces the concept of Developmental Assets?, teaches students how to build these assets for themselves and others, and gives them the tools to spread messages of kindness, caring, boundaries, and acceptance to other students and adults. Role-playing and other ...
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Safe Places to Learn: 21 Lessons to Help Students Promote a Caring School Climate

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Overview

The 21 lessons in this resource for teachers and counselors help make school a place where all students feel supported and accepted so they can focus on classes, friendship, and fun activities. Over the course of the lessons, the leader introduces the concept of Developmental Assets®, teaches students how to build these assets for themselves and others, and gives them the tools to spread messages of kindness, caring, boundaries, and acceptance to other students and adults. Role-playing and other activities will help students learn to effectively stop meanness with a respectful, caring demeanor toward both victim and antagonist. Ultimately, school becomes a warmer place where both teachers and students thrive.
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Editorial Reviews

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"The skills that students develop with the Safe Places to Learn lessons can transcend the school setting and serve as life skills for successful adulthood and a stronger community."  —Ilyana Marks, MA, PPSC, Educational Leadership Master's candidate, Chapman University

"Provides many ideas and helps hold both students and adults responsible for doing their part and setting a positive example for others."  —Jessica Broz, MA, PC, prevention/mental health counselor, Bayshore Counseling Services

"Safe Places to Learn offers youth and adults a comprehensive toolkit filled with interactive activities especially designed to foster positive school climates. This book can help to change attitudes, build relationships, and impact student bonding; an excellent resource!"  —Anita Davis-DeFoe, PhD, education consultant

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574824810
  • Publisher: Search Institute Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 140
  • Age range: 12 years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Paul Sulley has worked in the field of positive youth development for more than 20 years. He has been a Search Institute trainer since 2003. He lives in Spokane, Washington.

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