Teaching with the HEART in Mind: A Complete Educator's Guide to Social Emotional Learning

Teaching with the HEART in Mind: A Complete Educator's Guide to Social Emotional Learning

by Lorea Martinez Perez

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Creating better outcomes for your students sometimes means you have to challenge the odds. Academics and standardized assessments aren't enough. You need to educate both their hearts and minds.

Strengthen your students' resilience, spark their curiosity for learning, and encourage future success in college, career, and beyond. Be the best teacher you can be and infuse social emotional skills into your teaching of any subject.


In Teaching with the HEART in Mind, Dr. Lorea Martínez Pérez provides a comprehensive roadmap to understanding the psychology of emotions, relationships, and adversity in learning, while equipping you to teach SEL skills and develop your own social and emotional intelligence. Full of practical techniques for educators of all subjects, this is your guide for transforming your classroom through essential SEL principles.
You'll learn:

  • How to create a safe, supportive school environment that encourages a positive educational mindset and better goal setting.
  • A three-step process to infuse HEART skills into lesson planning for every subject and grade level.
  • A full scope and sequence by grade, along with indicators of mastery for each skill in the HEART in Mind program.
  • Tools for teachers to develop their own social and emotional capacity for a more effective and resilient teaching focus.
  • Over 90 activities to implement SEL into your classroom—even virtually!

Empower your students to be their best selves. Get Teaching with the HEART in Mind today and plant the seeds for a more caring, equitable future through education infused with social emotional learning!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940165161438
Publisher: Brisca Publishing
Publication date: 02/17/2021
Sold by: Draft2Digital
Format: NOOK Book

About the Author

Dr. Lorea Martínez Pérez is the award-winning founder of HEART in Mind Consulting, a company dedicated to helping schools and organizations integrate Social Emotional Learning in their practices, products, and learning communities. An educator who has worked with children and adults internationally, Dr. Martínez is currently a faculty member at Columbia University Teachers College, educating aspiring principals in Emotional Intelligence. Previously, she was a special education teacher and administrator. Learn more at loreamartinez.com.

Table of Contents



What Is SEL?

Teaching with the HEART in Mind

Part 1: Learning Is Social, Emotional, and Academic

Chapter 1: We Feel, Therefore We Learn

Chapter 2: A Champion for Every Child

Chapter 3: Adversity Affects Learning

Part 2: Teaching and Learning with the Heart in Mind

Chapter 4: Developing Positive Conditions for Learning

Chapter 5: Teaching and Integrating the HEART in Mind Model

Chapter 6: HEART Skills in the Virtual Classroom

Chapter 7: Integrating HEART Skills into Academic Lessons

Part 3: The Whole-Hearted Educator

Chapter 8: Finding Your Voice

Chapter 9: Building Your Resilience

Chapter 10: Doing the Work that Matters

Part 4: Putting All the Pieces Together

Chapter 11: Teaching and Learning with the HEART in Mind


HEART Skills Scope and Sequence

Self-Assessment for Adult HEART Skills

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