Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children

Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children

by Linda Lantieri, Daniel Goleman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591798491
Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,164,090
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Linda Lantieri

Linda Lantieri is an internationally known expert in social and emotional learning, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention with 40 years of experience in the field of education. She is the director of The Inner Resilience Program and a founding member of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning(CASEL). She is also a co-founder of the Resolving Conflict Creatively Program(RCCP), a social and emotional learning program that has been implemented at 400 schools in 15 school districts in the U.S., with pilot sites in Brazil and Puerto Rico. Lantieri is co-author of Waging Peace in Our Schools, editor of Schools with Spirit: Nurturing the Inner Lives of Children and Teachers, and contributor to Forever After: New York City Teachers on 9/11.


Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman, PhD, covered the brain and behavioral sciences at the New York Times for 12 years. He is co-founder of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learnings. His books include Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, and Ecological Intelligence.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction   Daniel Goleman     1
Building Inner Preparedness     5
Preparing to Teach Children Exercises to Calm the Body and Focus the Mind     21
Exercises to Calm the Body and Focus the Mind for Five- to Seven-Year-Olds     39
Exercises to Calm the Body and Focus the Mind for Eight- to Eleven-Year-Olds     65
Exercises to Calm the Body and Focus the Mind for Twelve-Year-Olds and Up     97
Preparing Children to Lead Us into the Twenty-First Century     135
Materials Checklist     143
Resources for Further Explanation of the Topics Presented     145
Notes     151

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