Activities for Building Character and Social-Emotional Learning Grades 1?2

Activities for Building Character and Social-Emotional Learning Grades 1?2

by Katia S. Petersen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781575423920
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Series: Safe & Caring Schools®
Edition description: Book with Digital Content
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 6 - 7 Years

About the Author

Katia S. Petersen, Ph.D., is an author, consultant, educator, and the creator of the Safe & Caring Schools program. As a professional development expert in school climate improvement, student support, teacher coaching, and parent engagement, she has trained over 65,000 educators and parents to enhance school success. Katia’s books have been named in the “Top Ten Books” by the National Association of Elementary School Principals; she has also been honored with a Teacher’s Choice: Excellence in the Classroom Award from Teacher Magazine and the National Association of Broadcasters Service to Children’s Television Award. Katia is the president and founder of Petersen Argo, Inc., a consulting firm that has been serving the educational needs of children and adults since 1990. She lives in San Francisco, California.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD
PREFACE


Part 1

SKILLS FOR SCHOOL. SKILLS FOR LIFE

RESEARCH FOUNDATION

A SCHOOLWIDE COMMITMENT

Part 2


CONTENT OVERVIEW
SCS Monthly Themes
Literature Base
Lesson Plans
Integrated Activities
Assessment
Year-Round Activities


SCS IMPLEMENTATION PLAN


THE ESSENTIAL ROLE OF LEADERSHIP

TEACHING TIPS
Best Practices
Parent Involvement
Circle Time
Story Time
Puppets

YEAR-ROUND ACTIVITIES 

Ten Ideas That Work
Ambassadors of Peace
Caring Hearts
Community Peace Garden
Peace Rugs
Feelings Mailbox

SCS TEACHER SURVEY

Part 3

YEAR-AT-A-GLANCE, GRADES 1–2 

SEPTEMBER: Me and My Safe & Caring School

OCTOBER: Discovering Our Feelings

NOVEMBER: Caring People—My Support System

DECEMBER: Respect Yourself and Others

JANUARY: Caring About One Another—Bullying

FEBRUARY: Cooperation—Teaming Up for Success

MARCH: Getting Along with Others—Conflict Resolution

APRIL: The Power to Choose

MAY: Follow Your Dreams

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