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Teaching Emotional Intelligence: Strategies and Activities for Helping Students Make Effective Choices / Edition 2
     

Teaching Emotional Intelligence: Strategies and Activities for Helping Students Make Effective Choices / Edition 2

by Adina Bloom Lewkowicz
 

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ISBN-10: 1412940583

ISBN-13: 9781412940580

Pub. Date: 12/11/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Students make decisions every day that impact their academic success and personal futures. Developing emotional, social, and life skills is critical for making effective choices and becoming confident, engaged learners. Teaching Emotional Intelligence, Second Edition, provides educators with fresh and engaging techniques to help children increase

Overview

Students make decisions every day that impact their academic success and personal futures. Developing emotional, social, and life skills is critical for making effective choices and becoming confident, engaged learners. Teaching Emotional Intelligence, Second Edition, provides educators with fresh and engaging techniques to help children increase self-awareness, manage emotions, build self-control, and develop positive relationships.

In a streamlined, teacher-friendly format, Adina Bloom Lewkowicz offers tools to promote students' personal and academic success. This practical text provides a generous collection of fully developed lesson plans with role plays, ready-to-use reproducibles, and suggestions for adapting the activities to individual learning levels.

This revised edition features:

  • Expanded coverage of relevant research
  • New lessons on topics such as bullying and violence prevention
  • Lesson modifications for middle school students
  • Guidelines for positive classroom management

Designed to help students learn to make informed and positive life choices, this comprehensive resource gives teachers strategies for promoting healthy classroom environments and supports students in building happy and successful lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412940580
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Acknowledgments     viii
About the Author     x
Introduction: A Teacher Laments     1
Developing Emotional Skills     9
Understanding Choice-Making     10
Developing Group Choice-Making     16
Identifying Feelings     21
Understanding Assumptions     25
Examining and Lowering Anxiety     32
Becoming Aware of Feelings     39
Dealing With Anger     46
Examining and Accepting Responsibility     53
Choosing Happiness     60
Developing Social Skills     67
Developing Self-Acceptance     69
Examining Self-Measurement     73
Evaluating Unrealistic Expectations     78
Promoting Friendship     84
Strengthening Family     91
Learning About Put-Downs     98
Dealing With Peer Pressure     104
Examining Prejudice     116
Developing Life Skills     123
Looking at Manipulation     125
Strengthening Active Listening and Feedback Skills     128
Developing Assertiveness     132
Learning Commimication and Negotiation     135
Building Study Skills     139
Clarifying Values and Consequences     142
Investigating Cheating     147
Investigating Stealing     151
Investigating Bullying     155
Investigating Abuse of Alcohol and Other Drugs     158
Getting Help     163
Taking Risks and Setting Goals     166
Epilogue: A Teacher Rejoices     170
Reproducible Masters     173
Summary Activities     203
References     207
Index     209

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